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Why Should You Use Journal Databases?
best source of academic or scholarly information for your assessments help you locate
peer reviewed articles Are
subject specific, so that you get more relevant results Have many options for
You can find the Library's databases on the
A-Z Databases page.
Databases are grouped into subject areas. The
Humanities, Social Work & Human Services databases will be particularly useful for your study.
Activity: Journal databases
ProQuest Social Science Journals database, login and search using the same keywords combinations you tried in Primo Search:
"three generations" AND "human rights"
"social work practice" AND "human rights"
Look at the search results:
Did you get less results than Primo Search and Google Scholar? Being a social sciences
database, they should be more relevant to your topic. Look at the HTML and PDF links to access the full text of the article.
If you cannot find the full text click on the
button to check if the article is available elsewhere.
Want to learn more about journal databases?
The Library holds a series of
Online Library Workshops, some of these focus on journal database searching. We also have a
Databases Help guide that contains a wealth of information on using journal databases.