With dubSearch, you can search multiple databases at once to simultaneously browse articles, books, DVDs, newspapers, and multimedia content.
If you are off campus, you can still access research databases. Your my.whittier username and password allows you to access databases from home.
Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles.
So what's a database? Simply, databases are online indexes to articles. Originally, databases provided basic information about articles, and sometimes included a helpful abstract (summary) of particular articles. Increasingly, more and more databses contain instantly accessible full-text articles. although many still contain just abstracts and/or citation information. In this latter case, see the following section in order to get the article you need.
Researchers can search databases by keywords, subjects, titles, and authors, among other criteria. The library has a number of databases to help you find articles from scholarly journals, newspapers, and popular magazines. The following list includes useful databases for students of history. A my.whittier username and password are required.
If you have discovered the title of an article in a database that does not provide full-text to the journal it's from, or noted the title of an article you want cited in a secondary source, you'll need to determine whether Wardman Library subscribes to the journal you seek.
Many journals are listed in the library catalog. However, a more comprehensive list is accessible through the "Journal Titles A-Z" index. This is the quickest way to figure out if the library holds a particular journal. Follow these steps to use this resource:
If your search produced no results then you may try to request the article through an interlibrary loan (see the following section).
So you found the perfect article but the source you are searching only gave you the abstract or the citation. What now? Do you have to search every single database the library owns for just one article? Absolutely not! Use the Journal Titles A-Z list to see if the library owns the full text of an article. Follow the steps below to find the full text.