Search by keywords/phrases and use Boolean searching. What's Boolean?
AND: "birth defect*" AND "zike virus"
OR: "zika fever" OR "zika virus"
Using "Quotation Marks" searches words as a phrase, "hurricane harvey"
Limit search results by Date and Peer-Reviewed journals.
Truncation searches variations of a word. The symbol used is asterisk *.
ADOLESCEN* will retrieve: adolescence, adolescent, adolescents, etc.
Check Subject terms to see if there are any synonym terms to consider.
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.
Alkek Library also has a Style Guide that covers APA as well as other citation styles.