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Women in United States History

Databases to Use to Find Articles: Organized by Discipline

Search Databases

To find articles in a specific subject area , such as Slavery in American History, browse through the alphabetical list of disciplines on the Library's Home Page. Select the most appropriate.  Within each discipline listing, there will be a selection of databases to choose from.

 

Steps when Searching Databases

Steps for Searching Databases

  1. Select ADVANCED SEARCH if available.
  2. Enter your search term or search phrase (see Search Strategy Builder) into a search box and SEARCH
  3. Set LIMITS and SEARCH:
    1. Date/Time Period
    2. Peer-reviewed and scholarly
    3. Geography?
    4. Subject (see more...)
  4. Scan article titles
  5. REFINE if necessary by changing search terms with synonyms and repeat SEARCH
  6. Scan article titles
  7. Read ABSTRACTS
  8. Select, Save, Print, eMail article

InterLibrary Loans

Request an Interlibrary Loan

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To Request an Interlibrary Loan for an article or book that our Library does not have either in print or in a database:

Click Interlibrary Loan from the Library Home Page.  CLICK on the image below to take you to that page. or HERE!

  • There is a one-time registration.
  • Need the article's TITLE, JOURNAL name, VOLUME, ISSUE, DATE, PAGE NUMBERS, and AUTHOR
  • Articles will be delivered by:
    • Email with the article as an attachment will be sent to your Adelphi email account.

OR

    • Sent to your "Electronically Received Articles" folder within your ILLiad account.
      • Log on to ILLiad and click on "Electronically Received Articles"
      • Under View on the left sidebar tarticle will be in PDF format

OR

    • If the article arrives as a hard-copy, you will receive an email notifying you of its arrival
      • Held for you at the Access Services Desk of your home library
      • You will need to show picture ID to claim the article.

 

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