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Caribbean Literature: Articles, Journals & Databases

When to Use Indexes/Databases vs. Electronic Journals

Are you trying to decide whether to use our 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: 

Suggested Databases

Recommended Journals

How to Read a Journal Article

Click here for a short article on how to effectively

  • read,
  • skim,
  • evaluate and
  • find information in articles!

Popular Periodicals versus Scholarly Publications

Popular Publications versus Scholarly Journals
(3:30 Webcast) Learn about the main differences between popular publications (Time, Rolling Stone) and scholarly journals (Nature, American Journal of Physical Anthropology).

Off Campus Connect

Your Owl Card enables you to check out books and to access materials online through Off Campus Connect (EZ Proxy). Make sure to activate your Owl Card at the Service Desk.  Need help? Watch this video!

Locating Full-Text Articles

 

If the article you are looking for does not appear as full text in the database, click on the "Find it @ FAU" button. This is a short cut, which will search to see if a full text version exists in either electronic or print format.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search