HIST 5023: Historical Methods

This guide assists with identifying and researching topics for historical study including how to find and use primary and secondary resources.

Search JSTOR for Articles


Need help? See the How to Search JSTOR guide.

Quick History Search

Quick History Search
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Article Indexes and Collections: The Essentials

Article Indexes and Collections: Specialized

Use Find It! to Locate Full Text

What to do when there is no full text online?Find it! button

  1. Look for the Find it! link that will allow you to search for the full text of your article across all the UofA databases.
  2. Check OneSearch under the name of the journal or periodical containing the article.

    If the Libraries don't own the journal or issue with your citation, you can request the article on ILLiad Interlibrary Loan.

Article Finder

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Article Finder allows you to query Find it! to see if the full-text of a journal article is available online.

The more information you can provide, the better the chance that Find it! will locate a match.