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PHIL 5314: American Philosophy: Using a Citation to Find an Article

This is the course guide for Dr. Olga Gerhart's American Philosophy 5314 class

Understanding A Journal Citation

image of journal citation

Finding Articles from a Citation using Start Your Research

OPTION 1

1. Identify the article or book you want to locate in the library from the list of references.

2. Copy the article title and drop it into the Start Your Research search on the library homepage.

 

If the article doesn't come up in the list of results, try the other method using the Periodical List.

Using the Periodical List to Find Articles

OPTION 2

1. Identify the article or book you want to locate in the library from the list of references.

2. Copy and paste the JOURNAL TITLE into the Periodicals search on the homepage.

3. You should see something like this:

4. Follow the link that corresponds to the year of the article you need. There may be multiple links to choose from. Once on the publisher's website or database search page, enter the article title into the search box.