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English Composition 2: Approaches to University Writing

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These are general databases that are useful for lower-division research papers. They contain articles in scholarly journals, newspapers, and popular publications.

Scholarly v. Popular

Where Do I Get the Full Text?

Can't find the article in full-text? Look for these buttons.

PDF Full-Text will download the entire article:

Or, look for the UC-eLinks button:

UC-eLinks will point you to a database that has the article in full text:

If it's not available full text, you can request it from another library and they will email it to you:

Research Help

Research and Writing Assistance in the Powell Library Inquiry Labs

Need research help? Schedule a free research consultation at the Powell Library Inquiry Labs (room 220) or just drop in 10am-6pm Monday-Thursday, noon-5pm Friday.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar is another option to find scholarly articles.

Click on the "UC eLinks" button from your results to access the content full-text through the library.

If you don't see the UC eLinks in your results, click on "Settings," then "Library Links" and select University of California, Los Angeles as your institution. Then input your search terms. You can limit the date range on the left to get fewer, more recent results.

Don't ever pay for an article! Ask a librarian for help.