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SOC 380/WGS 320: Find Articles

Generating search terms

Finding the right search terms can be a major challenge. Being attentive to the terminology you find in materials you've already located is important, and then you have to figure out how to combine them.  This tool can help.

Finding Journal Articles

Different databases have different subject strengths, and using just one or two is a good strategy if you have a fairly broad topic. If you want perspectives from a variety of disciplines or you are having difficulty finding anything in a single database, try Onesearch.

Comparing & Evaluating Articles