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SAHE 5387: Research Methods in Student Affairs: Finding Articles


Search Tips

Use Boolean logic to search by keywords and phrases:

  • AND: "first generation" AND mentor*
  • OR: male* OR men

Use "quotation marks" to search for whole phrases: "student affairs"

Search results can be limit by Date or Sorted, and also limited to Peer Reviewed

Consider truncation. The symbol used is usually *.

UNIVERSIT* will retrieve: 

Check Subject terms for other words/phrases that may work as synonyms for your topic.

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:

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.