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American Drama

Locate books and articles about American drama

Broad search for articles


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  • Use the Refine options in the left-hand column to limit your results
    • Peer-Reviewed to limit your results to scholarly sources
    • Full Text
  • Use Find it @WVU to request sources we do not own

MLA International Bibliography

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Google Scholar and Find it @WVU

Google Scholar

  • Use Google Scholar to search scholarly literature across disciplines and formats including journal articles, material from institutional repositories and book chapters
  • Used the Advanced Settings menu in Google Scholar to get links to the Library's subscribed journals
Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar optimization

Google Scholar is linked to the WVU Library holdings with Find it@ WVU

  • WVU computers automatically link to WVU Library holdings
  • If you are not using a WVU computer (your own device or off-campus):
    • Use the settings (the gear) in Google Scholar
    • Edit Library links to include 
      • Open WorldCat - Library Search
      • West Virginia University Libraries - Find it @ WVU
  • If Full Text is not available
    • Use the Request: ILLiad button under "Request a copy of this item"
    • Login to ILLiad with your WVUID credentials
      • First time using ILLiad? Complete a short one-time registration form to activate the service
    • Enter submit at the foot of the pre-populated form to forward your request to Interlibrary Loan
    • Articles are normally provided in 24-48 hours of workdays 
  • Use the same technique using the Find It @ WVU link in any Library database

Locate a known article

  • To locate a known article, use the form here:
  • If you have a DOI or PMID, that is all that you need to fill out
  • If you are unable to view the content from the search results, use the link to ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan) to generate a pre-populated request form
  • Login with your WVUID credentials and submit the request to receive the article in PDF format to your ILLiad account in 24-48 hours workdays 

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