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Finding Articles: A Quick Start Guide
The Discovery Search box on the CSU library homepage is a great place to begin your research. This Search All box searches most of the library's databases all at once.
These databases are good starting points:
For a complete database list, click the Databases button on the library homepage.
Accessing the databases listed on this guide require you to first be logged in to the myCSU.
- Ensure that you are logged in to myCSU
- Click on the desired database link, which should immediately direct you to the database interface.
- If you have any questions, contact us 24 hours per day through our live Chat Service
Developing Keywords for Database Searches
How to Search for Sociology
To search library databases, try different keywords/short phrases. To phrase search, place phrases inside quotation marks or parentheses. This tells the database to search the phrase as a unit.
Tools for Effective Research
Having trouble accessing library resources? Refer to the Tech Tips document or contact CSU HelpDesk Support at 877-399-1063 or via chat in your myCSU Student Portal.
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