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CAS 100: Focus on Biodiversity: Finding Articles

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Finding Articles

The easiest way to find articles on biodiversity is to use the Library's databases. Many of these are fulltext databases and those that are not will link you to the fulltext of an article if the Library subscribes to the journal.

Library subscribed databases are listed alphabetically on the Databases page.

If you have the complete citation for an article and need only to see if the Library subscribes to the journal, use Our Journal List.

Databases

OneSearch

OneSearch is the Library's new source for one-stop shopping for many Library-provided resources. See this guide:

OneSearch

 for detailed instructions on its use.

Google Scholar

In order to use Google Scholar to access the Libraries' full text resources from off-campus you need to go through the Marx Library web site or through http://libproxy2.usouthal.edu/login?url=http://scholar.google.com/ in order to be recognized as affiliated with the University of South Alabama. After you login, change your preferences:

  1. Once you get to Google Scholar, choose Scholar Preferences from the top right, next to Sign in
  2. In the Library Links box, type University of South Alabama
  3. You should get three choices:University of South Alabama - Full-Text@USA ; Alabama Virtual Library - AONE Full Text@AVL , and Open WorldCat (Library Search)
  4. Check the boxes in front of each one except Alabama Virtual Library - AONE Full Text @ AVL
  5. Click Save Preferences