information and research guide from your library!
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2013
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 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.
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: