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Distance Education Services: Research Databases

This guide will provide information about library services and research assistance for students in Texas State University classes at a distance

Find peer reviewed articles in Start Your Research

Try Start Your Research first!

  • Check the box for Full Text if you'd like to find entire articles available to read online and/or limit articles to those from Peer Reviewed journals.

Many Research Databases are searched via Start Your Research, but not all. The library subscribes to hundreds of databases for you to use. These function as search engines for published articles. Many of the databases contain full-text articles, meaning that the actual article is available there. Databases contain proprietary content from a variety of scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, and more.

Citation Management


Refworks and EndNote are citation management tools that enable you to:     

  • Organize your research Include citations while you write your paper
  • Build a bibliography in a variety of formats
  • Import references from library databases and Google Scholar.

Workshops are also available