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JSTOR provides you with a secure place to store citations to articles.  To get started, click the My JSTOR or Sign In button on the search screen or results page.


For a complete tutorial from JSTOR, see Using MyJSTOR.


What's that big yellow button?

Don't give up when you see the  Search for Full-text button button.

You may be able to view the article in another database or find it in a print journal in the library.

Otherwise, use Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery, and we will get the article for you.

Visit this page for more detailed information.

Can you walk me through finding articles?

  • What is a database? (Video)
    This short video gives a good overview of what a database is (in an Australian accent).
  • Finding Articles
    Use this tutorial to help you find articles if you aren't sure where to start.
  • Article Look up by Citation
    Have the citation? Plug in what you know about the article and this tool will search our databases for a full text electronic copy.
  • Generating Keywords
    This tool from UT Austin will help you plan your search strategies before you begin using databases.
  • Scholarly vs. Popular
    This tutorial will help you learn what is a scholarly article.

What is MyEBSCO?

EBSCO (the publisher of many of our databases) provides you with a secure folder in which to permanently store articles, searches and journal alerts.

Once you're in a database (such as Academic Search Complete), look for the Sign In button:

EBSCOhost sign in

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