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HIST 2201 History of Western Science

Finding Articles

Google Scholar

 

Google Scholar

How Do I use Google Scholar?
 

Part 1: Scholar Settings


Additional information:

Journal Locator

Find specific journals,magazines, and newspapers.

Journals by Subject

 

Beyond the DNL

Can't find the book or article you want? Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)!

Other options for finding books:

Google Book Search

Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search

All Search - Articles Only

Find Articles in Journals


Advanced Search

Selected Databases

Tips & Tricks

  • When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
  • The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
  • Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
"Latin America*" AND (democracy OR politics)
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What is a database?

Databases are basically just search engines for articles on specific subjects.