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Social Work

A guide for finding social work resources and information

Finding Articles Using Citation References

I have an article reference; how do I check to see if Riley Library has access to the full text?

Enter the title of the journal, not the title of the article.

If you receive a zero result from your search in Publication Finder, your next option is to request an article through interlibrary loan. Click on the BEYOND NNU tab in this guide for more information about this library service.


EBSCO provides access to thousands of journals in all subject areas, many in full text. Mark results and save, email, print, or add to Zotero.

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The ProQuest databases will give you access to articles, ebooks, and dissertations, most in full text.

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