Yes! In most databases you'll find a "find it" button that will help you find articles. If we don't have it, there's an option to request it. You'll need to use your Gustavus username and password to log in. Then you'll get an email when the article is available - usually within 24-48 hours.
If you have a citation and want to fill in an interlibrary loan request, you'll find a blank form if you log in to the library system and look on the upper right-hand side.Choose "my ILL requests" from the drop-down menu and then click on "create request."
Finding sources about your topic will require some creativity, curiosity, and willingness to track down promising articles and books in lists of works cited. Feel free to get in touch - my email contact is right over there -->) if you get stuck or need to kick some ideas around. I'll try to respond quickly.
Google is one of those American products that has worldwide reach and a problematic record. When you do research, there are a few things to bear in mind about the company's practices.
That said, there's virtually no competition in terms of breadth and relevance. Here are a couple of useful ways to refine a Google search.
There is a specialized Google search for news sources (not all of them traditional, vetted journalism). However, due to a legal dispute with Spanish news organizations, Google no longer includes Spanish news sources in their news search.
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