Step 1: Choose a database
Go to our Journal Articles page to learn how to select a database for your research.
Step 2: Enter your search terms
Use the following search tips to get relevant results:
- Connect keywords with AND. Example: cloning AND humans.
- Connect synonyms with OR. Example: indian OR native OR first nation.
- Use truncation to expand results. Example: Canada* retrieves Canada, Canadian and Canadians.
Step 3: Read your search results
Step 4: Locate the journal article
If the article is available online you will see fulltext links in your search results or a Get it! button. Click to read or download the article.
If fullttext is not available online, first check to see if it is availabe in print at Carleton library:
- Write down the journal title, volume and issue number, and pages for the article.
- Open another browser window to the library homepage and select the Journals tab.
- Search for the journal title your wrote down.
- Verify that we own the right volume and issue number.
If the article is not available online or in print at Carleton library: