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SPAN 438 Research Guide: Research Databases (General)
SEARCH TIP: Open the drop down menu on the right hand search box and select “TX All Text” if you are searching for a key word or “SU Subject Terms” if you are using a subject term as part of your search.
SEARCH TIP: Click on the “Subject Term” tab at the top of the database toolbar to search for subject terms.
JSTOR is a wide ranging database containing back files from many scholarly journals. The content in JSTOR begins with the individual journals first issue and covers up to about 3 years ago. JSTOR stands for “Journal Storage.”
SEARCH TIP: Open the drop down menu on the right hand search box and select “Document Text” if you are searching for a key word or “Subject” if you are using a subject term as part of your search.
SEARCH TIP: You can go to the Databases box and change the default setting of “Multiple Databases…” to selecting specific databases by opening the drop down menu or clicking on the link “Select Multiple Databases.”