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WGS335H5: Women, Migration and Diaspora

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. 

Video Instruction for ProQuest and Ebsco Databases

ProQuest databases generally work the same no matter what the subject area is. Ebsco databases generally work the same as well, with only minor differences to suit the needs of the particular subject area.

These video for ProQuest's Sociological Abstracts and Ebsco's Index Islamicus may not address the particular ProQuest or Ebsco databases that you want to use, but the videos will give you a general idea on how to use any of their databases.

All Purpose Citation Indexes

Graduate Level Dissertations

Find an Article from a Citation

Connect Google Scholar and LibrarySearch

How to configure Google Scholar to have it recognize you as a member of the UofT community

If you don't see Get full text when you are off-campus using Google Scholar, connect Google Scholar to our Library resources in order to read and download articles without paying unnecessary fees. Remember that the University of Toronto Libraries have already paid subscription fees for most of the articles.

To link Google Scholar to the University of Toronto Libraries, see the instruction below.

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