more current or detailed information, or if you cannot find any books on your
Why not? Not for broad overview of a topic, articles from general (as opposed to scholarly) periodicals won't have bibliographies referring you to other related sources, or acknowledging the sources the author used.
In most databases, missing even one letter can get you incorrect or even no results.
Though autocomplete suggestions are sometimes available, you usually won't get a hint -- like Google's "did you mean...? -- to help you see your mistake.
If you get a “0” result for a search, go back one step to check if you’ve made a spelling or typing mistake. Ask for help if you’re still not sure!
Databases and other periodical indexes help you find articles on a specific topic without having to flip through hundreds or thousands of issues.
Use the Journal Finder (EBSCO A-Z) to find:
If the article you want is not available full-text online in a database you're using, it's probably because :
To try to get an article you found listed in a printed index, or to see if another database, website , or other format has the full text of article when the database you searched did not, try these steps:
If the FIT library doesn't have access to the article either in print or online, you can try to get it through InterLibrary Loan , try a public library, or Ask a librarian (in person) for a pass to visit another college or university library in the NYC area.
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