ENGLISH 1B: A Sense of Place

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

Sample Searches - Finding Articles

Finding International (and US) Newspaper Articles:   Access World News

Library home > Articles > News Article Databases  > Access World News

1.     (all text)    urban poverty china

possible ways to narrow down your results:

2.     search just the headline and lead paragraph, most important part of newspaper articles:

(headline/lead paragraph)  urban poverty china

3.     use quotes to put 2 or more words together as a phrase:

(headline/lead paragraph)  "urban poverty" china

4.     if you still have too many irrelevant searches, try searching words just in the headlines:

(headline)  "urban poverty" china

5.     search for articles from a particular part of the world:

new search

click on plus sign next to "Asia" to expand menu

check off India

(all text)  "katherine boo"

Finding Interdisciplinary Scholarly and Popular Articles:  Academic Search Complete

Library home > Articles > General Articles > Academic Search Complete

poverty  (select a field - optional)
mumbai or bombay
  (select a  ield - optional)
slum*  (select a field - optional)

* = truncation symbol/wildcard (child* = child, childs, childhood, childish, children...)

Finding Scholarly articles on Literature:  MLA Bibliography

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject > Literature > MLA Bibliography

a small place  (all fields (no full text))


"a small place"  (all fields (no full text))
kincaid, jamaica  (all fields (no full text))

urban poverty (all fields (no full text))

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: January 23, 2013 10:12