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International Business 3000 : Global Perspectives: Articles

How to Find Articles

Article Triage

There are several ways to go about finding articles at the Auraria Library. Choose the most efficient method based on how specific your needs are. The options are:

  1. You already have a citation for a specific article, and need to find it.
  2. You want to search for articles in one specific journal, such as Nature or the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery.
  3. You have a topic or a subject area in mind.

See the corresponding section below for directions specific to your needs.

1: You have a citation.

If you have a citation for a specific article that you need to find, here are the steps to follow.

  1. Go to the Library's home page: http://library.auraria.edu.
  2. Click "Journal List" on the left side of the page.
  3. Look at your citation. Find the title of the journal that the article appears in.
  4. Enter the journal's title in the search box. Click Search.
  5. Click on the title of your journal.
  6. You will see a list of the Library's links to the journal. Subscription dates are next to each. Click the link next to one of the subscriptions that covers the date your article was published.
  7. Choose the issue your article appears in.
  8. Choose the link to your article.

2: You need articles from a specific journal.

If you want to find articles from a specific journal, here are the steps to follow.

  1. Go to the Library's home page: http://library.auraria.edu.
  2. Click the Journal List on the left sidebar.
  3. Enter the journal's title in the search box. Click Search.
  4. Click on the title of your journal.
  5. You will see a list of the Library's links to the journal. Subscription dates are next to each. Click one of the links that covers the dates you're interested in.
  6. You will see a list of issues of the journal. Click on an issue to get a list of articles in that issue. Click on an article to see full-text options.
  7. Most journals also have a keyword search box in the upper right. You can use this to search for articles on topics that interest you.

3: You have a topic or subject area in mind.

In this case, you will need to search a database that covers your topic or subject area. Visit Unit 5: Searching Databases below for detailed guidance.