Use the Find Articles search box on the library's home page to search select databases from EBSCO, our largest multi-disciplinary database, or click on the direct link above the search box. (If you use the direct link, click Select/deselect all and then Continue.)
EBSCO searches every word of every article, so be very specific with your search terms. For best results, use concrete nouns and Boolean operators like AND, OR, or NOT. Below is a good example.
Read the abstract for a summary of the article and pay attention to the subjects. The subjects tell you what the article is actually about and can be helpful if you need alternative search terms.
To narrow your results, add additional search terms and/or use the Limit To options. Be sure to pay attention to the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals option if your assignment requires it. You may also just want to limit to full text so you can always read the entire article immediately.
To get to the article, click its title. If you need to share the article, use the permalink option. This will provide you a stable URL so that you can come back to the article. The option is located on the right side of the screen, under Tools.
Watch this Research Minute video to learn how to search EBSCO.