This page highlights databases and selected journals used to help find articles at Fordham University Libraries.
If you are unsure about how to find something you need, feel free to Ask a Librarian to point you in the right direction.
Library databases aggregate content from journals, magazines, and newspapers. For a wider search across many publications on a topic, trying using a library database to search for articles.
► If your focus is on finding peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals, use the options in each database to target your search by peer review status and document type i.e. check boxes for full text, peer review, articles, etc. Using these options known as "limiters" should remove book reviews from your results.
⇒ For quick tutorials on using Boolean search strategies, try the following short videos:
⇒ Consult the Database Search Tips from MIT Libraries for additional insights into structuring your search terms.
⇒ Confused about what "peer review" or "scholarly articles" means? Watch Peer Review in 3 Minutes from North Carolina State University Libraries.
For additional research guides and databases covering environmental topics, political science, and other social science topics and more, try the following:
Articles from journals that Fordham does not subscribe to can be requested through InterLibrary Loan. If the library is able to get access, these articles will be delivered to researchers electronically.
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