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English 384: American Studies

Introduction to American Studies

Finding Journal Articles with EbscoHost

Choose MLA International Bibliography and other databases relevant to your research: Academic Search Complete, Art Abstracts, Communication & Mass Media Complete, and America: History and Life.

  • Use Advanced Search to retrieve more precise results.
  • Choose the Peer-Reviewed (Scholarly) box to retrieve peer-reviewed articles

Project Muse / JSTOR

ProjectMuse has full-text scholarly articles from many journals in the humanities.

  • Choose Advanced Search
  • Choose Articles from the Content Type menu on the right-hand side
  • Type search terms into box.
  • Narrow results by choosing the appropriate Research Area on the left-hand side of screen.

JSTOR has full-text scholarly articles from journals in many disciplines.

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  • If you want only articles, make sure you click on the box next to Articles.
  • You can restrict By Discipline: Art and Art History Film Studies Language and Literature Performing Arts are some suggested choices.