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Dissertation Databases: Check Out Bibliographies!
Wouldn't it be great if you could read other people dissertations (at other schools) for their bibliographies and works cited?
Dissertations and Theses Full Text (read PHDs and Master's Degrees for style, content and their bibliographies)
Annual Reviews Yearly reviews of the significant research in most subjects.
Identify Influential Articles
Impact Factor: Is This Journal Important?
The impact factor is a measurement of how influential a journal title is by measuring citations. Detailed explanation here.
Here's how you get the impact factor.
Go to an ISI Citation Analysis database (different ones for different disciplines).
After you find a citation, look over to the right.
Which then takes you to this screen.
ILL - FADS/GrADS - TexShare
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
ILL is a free library lending service available to current TxState students and employees. ILL borrows items from other libraries that the Alkek Library does not own. Use ILLIAD
, the online interlibrary loan request system, to order your ILL items. Typical turnaround for a book is 1-2 weeks and must be picked up at and returned to the library. Articles are sent to requestors via email.
Contact & Pick-up Info:
512.245.4893; Items can be picked up at the Checkout Desk on the 3rd floor of the Library.
Graduate Student Article Delivery (GrADS)
Via FADS and GrADS, Alkek Library delivers electronic copies of articles or book chapters (choose *article request* and put in page numbers) from our print journal collection right to your desktop or mobile device.