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Quick Start Databases

Use this page to get started with your library research.
For information on how to cite your sources in a
bibliography or 'works cited' page, see Citing Sources
or try the Citation Machine.
Questions? Need help?
  • Drop by the Reference Desk in the Library
  • Email a Librarian
  • Call the Reference Desk at ext. 3508
  • Off campus: Call 210-436-3508
  • Try Research Guides
  • Journal & Magazine Articles
    Start with Academic Search Complete to find
    fulltext articles in magazines and journals.
    If you know the name of the journal you need,
    use the "List of Journals (Print and Online)".
  • Academic Search Complete  
  • More Databases   Descriptions of the Databases
  • List of Journals (Print and Online)
  • Newspaper Articles
    Use these resources to search for
    newspaper articles. Newspaper Source
    contains selected articles from the
    San Antonio Express News.
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic  
  • Infotrac Newsstand  
  • Newspaper Source  
  • Books and E-books
    The Library Catalog links to thousands
    of fulltext books and documents.
    Use Ebsco Ebooks to search the fulltext
    of thousands of books online.
  • St. Mary's Library Catalog    Other Library Catalogs
  • Ebsco E-books   
  • Google Book Search  Choose "Full View Books" for fulltext
  • WorldCat Search for books in thousands of libraries worldwide
  • Websites
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    recommended search engines
  • Google
  • Google Scholar Search for scholarly literature
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