Use AND between terms to narrow your search
example: television and violence and children
Use OR and/or truncate (*, ?) words to broaden your search
example: children or youth or adolescents
example: child* (will find child, children, etc.)
example: wom?n (will find woman or women)
Note: check online help for the correct truncation symbol
Some databases (JSTOR and Project Muse) require you to use quotes (") to specify a phrase to search for.
You can use these databases or any others listed on the database pages; this list is only a suggestion of places to start your research. You can also find these databases on the English databases by subject page.
If the full-text is not available for the article you want to see, click the button or the "Find Text" link to see if the full-text is available in another database.
You can also contact the subject librarian for English, Kimberly Embleton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 818-677-5336