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FYE: HUMA, Great Books of the Ancient World

This guide includes sources and suggestions to help you to complete your assignments in your HUMA First-Year Experience course.

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There are three main ways of finding scholarly articles.

  • Review the works cited in your course readings, and pay attention to any professor recommendations. Use the library databases to gain access to articles, the library catalog to look up books, or interlibrary loan to request either books or articles we don't have.
  • Use the search on the main library website to find articles, books, news, media, and more. You can also search in specialized databases for almost any subject. Here are a few:
  • Practice searching references and tracking citations. References are the works cited, and citations are articles that cite the one you are reading. Both are great ways of finding related articles.

Understanding the parts of a scholarly article: When you find something to review, it is important to pay attention to all the headings and information. You might need all of it or just some of it.

Find Articles in Library Databases

Use Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar to find sources and to view bibliographies for articles or to conduct a citation review of sources that cite a particular work.