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WGS102H5: Reading and Writing in Women and Gender Studies

Find an Article from a Citation

Finding Articles - Using Databases

Use the databases below to find scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles for your assignment.

Make sure to use Ulrich's Web if the database does not have a peer-review option.

* Some contents can be primary sources as well. 

LibrarySearch Tips

The LibrarySearch (the UofT Library Catalogue) may not be user-friendly to you unless you know search tips and tricks.

Check tips listed on the LibrarySearch Tips page, which includes:

What type of information are you using?

Your research paper may require you to consult a wide range of sources.

To locate information on your topic you will use a selection of course readings, newspaper articles and popular sources to identify the media coverage and reaction, then you will be looking for scholarly articles to support your analysis.

You may find these sources help you identify the type of material you have found as you search for information.

Peer Review Check with Ulrichsweb

Watch the following video to take advantage of Ulrichsweb:

0:00 – How to find Ulrichsweb, using LibrarySearch
0:51 -- Remember to type in the JOURNAL title, not the article title
1:58 -- Make sure your article is a research article, since peer reviewed journals have other content
3:21 -- You can access the journal through Ulrichsweb