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SOWK 5313: Foundation Social Work Practice: Finding Articles

Foundation Social Work Practice

Search Tips

Search by keywords/small phrases and use Boolean searching.

AND: "gender dysphoria" AND "young adult*"
OR:  "gender dysphoria" OR "gender identity disorder" 

Use "quotation marks" to search for whole phrases.   

Use the limiting features like date and peer-reviewed journals.   

Consider truncation. The symbol used is usually *
DISAB* will retrieve: DISABled, DISABilities, DISABility, etc.   

Check Subject terms to see if there are any synonym terms to consider.

Searching for Full Text

If you come across a citation to an article and you'd like to track down its full text, follow the steps below:

Periodical List: Enter "Journal Title"

 
        
 

The example below shows that The Journal of Continuing Higher Education is accessible in print/microform as well as online. The entry also shows coverage dates to indicate which years are accessible. 

Google Scholar


Google Scholar can be a useful tool when collecting research information. Settings can be updated to display:

Library Links - FindIt@Txstate
Bibliography Manager - EndNote (for Desktop EndNote)

* For EndNote Web, under Downloads, use Capture Reference.