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HIS 4935: Senior Seminar: Hitler and Stalin / Dr. Kollander

When to Use Indexes/Databases vs. Electronic Journals

Are you trying to decide whether to use our Indexes/Databases vs. Electronic Journals?

If you are researching a particular topic and you know the name of the database you want to use click on the following:  

If you are looking for a specific journal title and want to see if we have access to it then click on the following: 

Indexes/Databases

Recommended Journals

Electronic Journals also known as e-journals, or electronic serials, are academic and scholarly written journals or intellectual magazines once printed and bound now can be accessed via electronic transmission

The link below will allow you to search to see if a particular Journal Title is available in electronic form:

Below are just a few of the journal titles on the subject of History here at the library.

Locating Full-Text Articles

Select Find it @ FAU if the article you are looking for does not appear as full text in the database.

NEW - OpenAthens - authenticate yourself to use our electronic resources!

Through a statewide initiative in coordination with FALSC and other institutions of the Florida College System and State University System libraries, the FAU Libraries is transitioning e-resources authentication from EZproxy to OpenAthens.

OpenAthens is a gateway service that provides access to the FAU Libraries' licensed electronic resources. For the first time, you will have access to the Libraries’ e-resources without needing to be on the Libraries’ website! You can use an Internet search engine like Google or go directly to a publisher’s website to access the Libraries “Athenized” e-resources via FAU Single Sign-On (SSO)!