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Finding Articles

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WMS Discovery

Cast a wide net to find articles on a topic.


Delve Deeper: 

Choose a General or Subject Database to find more articles on your topic.  Academic Search Complete is almost always a good starting place.

See our Databases by Subject to check out other databases to explore


Searching a Database

On the database homepage, type subject terms or keywords into the search box at the top of the page and click Search.

Limit Results

This search for "Brexit" yielded over 4,000 Search Results. Use Limit to to Refine Results and shorten the list.

Learning your way around the Article

 Click on the linked title in the Search Results for a Detailed Record.


The Detailed Record has a link to the PDF Full Text,  publication information, the Abstract, and linked Subject Terms. Click on the Subject Terms for a list of related articles.  Tools for research including Print, Cite, and Permalink, are on the right.