Databases usually allow you to limit or filter your search results in various ways. These may include:
To the right side of the record you can focus by subject headings.
Academic Search Complete is a database that covers popular and scholarly journal articles with many full-text articles from a wide range of academic areas. It is one of many databases the library subscribes to.
Full-text database of newspapers and journal articles from ethnic, minority, and native press. Ethnic NewsWatch includes both English and Spanish languages titles from across the U.S., and the you can narrow your search by ethnic group, and search by keyword, date, title of publication, etc., and has a translation feature.
The Chicano Movement -- examples of San Antonio School Walkout or Crystal City , Texas Walkout.
WorldCat Local has the ability to search for books, audiovisual materials, and journals as well as our most popular databases (including Academic Search Complete, JSTOR, and Project Muse). Learn more by viewing the Searching page in this guide.
The library has subscriptions to databases containing scholarly articles in many subject areas. Databases featured in this box are particularly useful for this class.
Reading the abstract will help you decide if the article was what you were looking for, or not.
Finding Newspaper Articles
The library subscribes to multiple databases that index news articles. Sometimes the articles may only be available on microforms. If this is the case, please ask for help at the InfoDesk.
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