SLAVIC 5B: Psychogeography: Writing About Space

Article Databases

Search an article database to find citations (title, author, title of journal, date, page numbers) for articles on a particular topic.  The Library gives you access to over 200 article databases covering different disciplines.

1.  Think about which academic disciplines might write about your topic.  Examples:  literature, film, anthropology, history...

2.  Find the appropriate article database by subject (academic discipline or department).  Look for "Recommended" databases.

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject

Sample Searches - Articles

Library home > Article Databases > Article Databases by Subject > Slavic and East European Studies > ABSEES Online Database

russian revolution 1905  (select a field - optional) 

click on the title of a relevant item; click on an official subject heading that seems relevant

russia revolution 1905-1907

click on advanced search to refine your search:

language:  english

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject > Slavic and East European Studies > MLA Bibliography

andrei bely (keywords)
petersburg   (keywords)

note that author's birth name is listed under official terms; click on bugaev, boris nikolaevich

add petersburg to the search and limit to materials in English and (optional) to journal articles or books or book chapters

MLA Bibliography: The Movie!  (2 min 12 seconds) searching, revising, creating a bibliography, finding the library location of a journal

Search Results

  • click on the title to see full record (including abstracts and descriptors)
  • to limit by publication type (peer-reviewed journals, conferences, books, etc.) click on the appropriate tab or link
  • if necessary,look for other limits (latest update, journal articles only, english only) and more advanced searches
  • select records to save to your personalized list; lists may be e-mailed, downloaded, printed

UC-eLinks - Find Article Text/Location

Once you've searched a database to find articles, you may need to use UC-eLinks orange logo to link to a PDF or html file if the full text is not immediately available. Each database is a bit different, but a good rule of thumb is this: when you see the Uc-eLinks icon click on it to view your article access options, which can range from full text to a call number to an Interlibrary Loan request:

UC e-Links image

For more information, here's a tutorial on using UC-eLinks.

Last Update: February 02, 2012 16:57 | Tagged with: russian_revolution literature Andrey_Bely