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Western Civilization: Find Articles

Discovery Search

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 listed below are good starting points. For a complete list of databases, click the Databases button on the CSU 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

What Type of Article Do I Need?

Developing Keywords for Database Searches

Phrase Searching

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. 


"Ancient Greece" OR "Greek Civilization"

(Ancient Greece) OR (Greek Civilization)

For more Western Civilization research tips, click the PDF below.

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