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Search Tips for Finding Scholarly (Academic) Journal Articles

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Look for the SFX Button.

  • A database may not include the full text for an article it cites.
  • If this happens, look for the SFX button.
  • It will usually direct you to another electronic resource containing the full text of the article.
  • Read more about the SFX button.

Directions to journals-articles databases .

  • Go to library home page at
  • Click on articles-journals tab at top of web page.
  • Find your database in Articles Database alphabetical list.

Search Tips for Finding Articles in Scholarly Journals

  • F = Database includes full text articles.
  • C = Database is citation only with no full text with links to other databases that might have the full text.

ABI/INFORM Global (ProQuest) F
ACM Digital Library F
Business Source Premier (EbscoHost) F
IEEE Xplore F
PsycArticles (EbscoHost) F
Web of Knowledge C

Phrase "internet industry"
Truncation operat* finds articles containing operations, operational, etc.
Wild Card

wom?n finds articles containing woman, or women

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