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SPANISH 319: Topics in Spanish Language Practice: Culture and Disciplines (Summer 2022) : Finding Articles

This guide is for students of Spanish 319 to help them in their research.

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Overview for Article Database Search

  1. Use the Advanced Search option in each database.
  2. Decide which field/s to use in your search (keywords, title, author, subject).
  3. If using keywords, remember to use boolean operators (AND, OR, quotations, truncation sign, etc.)
  4. Narrow your search by clicking on the options on the side navigation bar or in the subjects listed in each individual record.
  5. Note if the article needed is available full-text online or if you will need to dig more to get to it. Use the Find It button available in the database. Some articles might be available only in print.
  6. Use Citation Search if you have a specific book or article citation.

Bases de datos en español/Databases in Spanish

Database Search Strategies Tutorials

This tutorial shows you how to use database search strategies such as AND, OR, quotation marks, and truncation.

This tutorial shows you how to search for articles in article databases.  It shows you how to use AND to combine terms, limit to articles from scholarly journals or by date of publication, use subject headings, and abstract to find keywords, find full text of articles, and use tools to generate or export citations.