Finding Research Articles from Anywhere

Finding Research Articles from Anywhere

There are several journal articles databases that are available from your home

   Google Scholar

   PubMed (medical)
   Highwire Press

In addition, the InfoTrac OneFile and EBSCOhost databases are available at some public and school libraries, or from home using your public library's remote log-in procedures. (Links to local Libraries)
  1. When you access a database, enter your search terms (significant words from your topic) in the search box.
  2. If you get too many results, try to add some words to your search to modify/narrow the topic.
  3. Look at the list of article titles and abstracts (summaries), and select those that you want to read.
  4. Many articles are available full-text on the web: look for "full text" or "PDF", and click on it to see the complete article.
  5. If there is no full text available from the database, find out if a local library has the Articles:

To find out if a library has the articles you have located through the above sources, search for the journal titles in the library's catalog, available from your home.  (Links to local Libraries)

The different parts of a citation to a journal article are:

UC Riverside Catalog: Scotty  (Guide to finding journal articles in Scotty) 

Last modified: 11/28/2012 9:29 AM by D. Morita

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