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Essay guide_First Semester 2020: Where to find literature

Which databases are relevant for your essay?

The main sources that will be good for getting literature for this essay are:   


Within EbscoHost, select the following databases:

  • Academic Search Premier
  • Business Source Premier
  • AfricaWide Information
  • EconLit
  • GreenFile

How to determine relevance of a journal article

When you conduct a search in a database, you may retrieve a lot of results. To help guide you determine if an article will be relevant for you:

  • Read the title of the article
  • Read the abstract or summary of article
  • Look at the section headings of the article
  • Look at the Subjects/keywords assigned to describe the article
  • Read the conclusion of the article

How to search JSTOR