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UWS 31B: The West and the Rest

Social Sciences Librarian

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Aimee Slater
Contact:
781-736-4673

Where to Start Searching

Library Catalog: Use this option to search for physical items (books, print journals, DVDs, etc.), ebooks, and streaming media owned by the library.
Articles & More: Use this option to search across many databases of articles in journals, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.  This does not search all databases, however.
All OneSearch: Use this option to search both the Library Catalog and Articles & More.
Course Reserves: Use this option to search for books that have been set aside for your courses.

Politics Articles in Databases

A journal is a scholarly publication that is usually published by and for experts in a particular field. Journals are typically published electronically  (but not always) at regular intervals, like monthly or quarterly, and are comprised of articles written by researchers such as students or faculty in a particular discipline.  Articles often present new research, new thoughts on previous research, and highlight current trends in the field.

Scholarly journal articles can be found in different subscription databases made available through the library. UNet login may be required to access databases.