Academic articles are good resources because:
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Use EBSCO Discovery Service to search all of the Library's databases at once.
See Databases A-Z to search for databases. Most databases are paid for by the library, but some are freely available to all.
Specific databases to try include:
Browsing or searching journals is useful when you already have a specific topic/focus for your research. For example, if you are researching slavery you might want to take a look at the journal titled Civil War History.
Using the Find Information drop down menu on the Library's homepage:
Need Help? Ask at the User Services or Research Services desks!
Search Google Scholar with keywords to find citations and some full text articles.
Look for the "Find Full-Text" link to the right of the citation.
Click the link to retrieve the full text of the article from our Library's databases.