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GEN 135 Humanities II: Finding Scholarly Articles

Class specific guide for Dr. Mattek's Gen 135 Humanities II class. This guide will help students locate information needed for the completion of their research/critique paper.

Where can I find a scholarly article?

The databases listed below are library search tools that will help you find scholarly articles related to topics studied in Humanities II.  Carefully review the explanation of each database's content.  Be sure to select a database with content in your subject area.  For example The MLA International Bibliography is a great tool for locating literature-related articles, but it does not include articles about historical events. 

Password required:Log in to library databases with the same credentials you use to access your Lakeland email account and Blackboard. 

Directions for JSTOR (Video created for religion students. Useful to all humanities students.)

Best bets for locating scholarly humanities-related articles include: Academic Search Premier, Humanities International and History Reference Center. 

Directions for EBSCOhost Databases. (video)

Where can I find this article?

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Need to locate an article from a citation?  Use Full Text Finder. Enter the title of the journal in which the article appeared. Your results will include a link to the appropriate database if the article is available in Lakeland's online library.  

Full-text Finder says, "No results found." Now what? Give our interlibrary loan services a try.

Google Scholar

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