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Getting READY for Research: Level 2: Find Scholarly Articles

A World of Information at Your Fingertips

"The collected knowledge, art, and amusements of all human civilization were there, waiting for me.” (Cline, p. 16)

Tips for Searching the Databases

Databases are used to find articles, documents, chapters and other specific information on a topic.  

General databases such as Academic Search Complete will help you find articles on a wide range of topics across subject areas. Subject specific databases will help you find articles within a particular field of study.

Learn More:

What is a Scholarly Resource?

Accessing the Databases

You can use the University Libraries' online resources from right where you are - on campus, at home, or holed up in your mobile home skyscraper.

For off-campus access all you need is an internet connection and your NetID and password.

"The Stacks"

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