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Key database for scholarly media articles

Additional databases for periodicals and journals

Note: This is a good source to use for popular magazines such as The Atlantic when/if you hit paywalls on websites.

How do I find an article from a citation?

If you're using a database like America: History and Life, look for a link to  PDF Full Text  

If there is no PDF Full Text link, look for

This purple box will help you determine if the UW Libraries has an electronic or print copy of the journal article you need.

If there is no  PDF Full Text or   then search the UW Libraries Catalog  for the title of the journal

    Using Google Scholar

    Google Scholar

    Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. These resources can be very useful, but keep in mind not all of them are peer-reviewed.

    How to access UW Restricted materials in Google Scholar:

    1. From the Google Scholar homepage
    2. On the next page, click the "Library links" option that appears in the left-hand menu.
    3. Using the search box, search on "University of Washington" to reveal the access link labeled "University of Washington - Full Text @ UW." Check the box next to this option, then click "save."

    Tip: If you don't see the "University of Washington - Full Text @ UW" link on the first page of results, click the ">" icon to see more results. ‚Äč

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