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Ethel K Smith Library

SOC 475: Special Topics in Sociology : Social Sciences Full Text

Finding Research Articles in Social Sciences Full Text

      1. Click on the Advanced Search link to the right of the magnifying glass icon near the search fields on the Social Sciences Full Text landing page.

      2. On the Journals Tab (selected by default), type (culture) and on the second line with an AND operator enter ("United States").

      3. Select the limiter for Article.

      4. Now click the Search button

On the results page you can:

    • Your results will display in the center column.
    • Refine your results by using filters/limiters in the left hand column.
      You can filter by: Publication Year, Publication Title, Topic/Subject, and Content Type.

When you find an article that interests you:

    • To preview an article, you can mouse-over the  icon. A small window will appear You'll see the article's abstract, subject headings and citation information.
    • Click on the icon to access full-text of the article.
      Tip: If you have a choice to use a PDF or an html version of an article choose the PDF for accurate page numbers!

    • If a full-text version of your article is not available, click on the Full-Text Finder icon to search for your article in other linked databases.
    • If there is no online access, don't forget to double-check Periodicals by Title to see if the Library has a print subscription.
      If the library does not have access to an article in any form, copy the citation information into the online Interlibrary Loan form.
    • If you make an EBSCO account, you can make folders and organize your research. Place articles in folders by clicking the icon and following the prompts!
    • If you are looking for additional material that the EKS does not possess, feel free to check to identify material for ILL.