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Top Journal Article Databases

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  • ProQuest Research Library ProQuest Research Library
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    • On campus, if ProQuest won’t load, use “ProQuest On-Campus and re-select Research Library.

    Research Guides are also available to help you locate high quality resources (including which databases to use for what subject).
     
    Mobile apps can help you access some databases on your smartphone or tablet.
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    Searches a list of journal titles. Great for reverse citation lookup.

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    Tips for better searches

    ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number. ISSNs are unique identifies for journals and can help you find just the right journals.  Or chat with a librarian online (available 24/7) to help you locate specific resources.

    Interlibrary Loan

    If the Journal or Article that you require is not available through our research databases, then you may be able to access the item through Interlibrary Loan.

    Interlibrary Loan is a system of borrowing and lending books, articles, and media between libraries. If there is a desired resource that local libraries neither have nor have a suitable substitute for, then we will try to borrow it from another library.

    Is there a cost for ILL?

    Usually there is no charge for most item such as books and journal articles. If there is an additional cost for a particular request, we will contact you prior to any charges being applied.

    Citation Management

    A citation is used to document the sources you’ve incorporated into your writing. Ask your instructor which citation style they would like you to use. Most frequently used styles on campus are:

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    Save yourself time and use online citation tools:

    Recommended Tools

    Zotero logoZotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources across platforms, browsers and institutions.

     

    ~~From Within the Databases~~

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    Try this tutorial and self-quiz to learn the basics about why it is important to attribute your sources with proper citations. 

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    In-person assistance is available, plus full access to complete style manuals.