To find articles related to your topic, try searching through these essential, comprehensive humanities databases.
Some of these databases are focused on topics related to U.S. History and contain scholarship and secondary sources. Other databases focus on articles from history adjacent disciplines that may be helpful to explore more of your topic.
2. If you don't see your article, use the Journals search function to search the journal title.
Your results should display the name of the journal along with some links for accessing it.
Select the link that includes the publication date of the issue that was published on the date listed in your article citation.
3. If the correct issue is not displayed, you can submit an interlibrary loan request to obtain a copy of the article from another institution.
Start searching with the big search box on the library homepage.
A more targeted place to search is at the link for Articles & More beneath the search bar.
On the left toolbar in Articles & More, check these boxes for credible & relevant results:
If you want to narrow even more, try these options to filter:
Keep an eye on the number of your search results. Start browsing when you feel you have a manageable number of results to skim through.
Use the word AND (in all-caps) between your search terms.
Search for a Specific Phrase
Put quotations around a group of words like "united states" to retrieve results with that exact wording.
Use the word OR (in all-caps) between your search terms.
Use an * at the end of a word to search for all forms of that word.
An * can also be used to replace a character in a word.
Use the word NOT (in all-caps) between your search terms.
Try grouping the above strategies in a single search:
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