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ECON 2P10: United States Economic History

A guide to information sources for your term paper which includes tips on finding background information, books, articles, and statistics on your essay topic. There are also tips on evaluating sources, essay writing, and citing sources.

Find articles in academic journals

These are my top database picks for locating journal articles (and other scholarly sources) on your essay topics:

How to find journal articles in Omni

You can also use Omni to find Journal Articles about your topic. Here's how:

1. You can find Omni on the Library's Home Page (www.brocku.ca/library).Omni Advanced Search Link on Library Home Page

2. Enter your search terms into the Search Boxes. For example, if you wanted to find information on Indentured Servitude in Colonial America, your search strategy could be: Any field contains Indentured Servitude AND any field contains Colonial America. 

Indentured Servitude search strategy

3. You can limit your search by Resource Type to Articles. If you forgot to do this, don't worry. You can refine your search results later by filtering by Availability to: Available Online and  Peer-reviewed Journals.

Omni results