How to Read a Scholarly Article

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Library databases


Music Online - includesThe New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians with a regular program of revisions and new articles. Grove Music Online has grown to include The New Grove Dictionary of Opera and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.

Others to consider:

Academic Search Elite (Ebsco)
- interdisciplinary coverage of journals, many with full text available

Academic OneFile  - interdisciplinary coverage of journals, many with full text available

JSTOR Retrospective Journal Collection - extensive retrospective coverage of scholarly journals in a variety of disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, many with full-text available. Note: there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.

Project Muse - Provides full-text of journals from numerous scholarly publishers, primarily in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Locate articles

Once you have located citations to journal articles, follow the Find Text button to determine whether the text of an article is available in the Library or through its subscription databases. More...

You may also consult the CSUMB Journals List for a list of journals available at CSUMB in the library or online.

Last Update: 10 Feb 11:17 | Tagged with: MPA