Scholarly sources (journal articles and often book chapters):
Many article databases have an Advanced Search that will give you an option to limit your search to peer-reviewed articles.
Many databases give you only a citation telling you where to find the article, not the article itself.
Click the Find It @ GSU button to open a window with links to the article you need.
Lost? Stuck? Too many options? Ask a Librarian for help!
Try a few different things:
Contact Jill or the Research Support desk if you need help or advice.
The library offers you a helpful tool for finding databases by subject area!
On the library's homepage, just below the "Advanced Discover Search," you'll see "Go to Databases by Subject." All of the subject areas taught at GSU are listed in the dropdown menu. Selecting a subject will bring up a list of databases that relate to that subject -- often with several marked as "Best Bets" for getting started finding resources for that topic.
Selecting "African American Studies" here
gets you to this:
These article databases cover a broad range of topics. Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for current events and related topics.
To see all of our databases, use our A-Z list. To see a list of databases recommended for Communication, click here!