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Databases - your Best Friends For 2019!
EBSCOhost This link opens in a new windowEBSCOhost databases and discovery technologies are the most-used, premium online information resources for tens of thousands of institutions worldwide, representing millions of end-users.
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Find more extensive lists elsewhere in this subject guide:
Go to the Articles tab and click on the Articles: Find an article sub-tab
Go to the Databases tab
Go to the Subject home page of this guide, under Quick access to..., you will find the link to the Humanities Faculty Library homepage). Click on it. You will find the heading Select a Subject related database on your left-hand side of the screen. Click the + sign and choose the relevant subject from the drop-down list.
Sign In / Create Accounts to all the databases you are regularly using. You will have access to more functions, eg. creating ALERTS, to be notified about new articles being published. You can save your searches as well.
You can also create ALERTS in Google Scholar.
All databases have HELP functions.
In order to access UP electronic articles from Google Scholar, you need to adjust your Google Scholar Settings as follow:
Click on the three lines next to the Google Scholar logo.
On the Settings screen, adjust the following settings:
Search box: Pretoria
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