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Spanish: Finding Journal Articles

Basic search tips and strategies for Spanish students

Requesting Article Copies

Please email all article copy requests to:

Spanish Power Search
Limit Your Results
  • Select / Deselect all
  • Academic Search Premier
  • Fuente Académica
  • MedicLatina
  • MLA International Bibliography with Full Text

You might also try these other resources:

Adding Databases to Your Search

Need to make changes to your database selections in EBSCO? This quick video demonstrates how easy is it to change your search.

Searching Specific Journals

Did you know that you can search specific journal titles and browse issues to see what articles have been published?

Spanish faculty have recommended this specific title to get you started.

Once you click on the link, the issues are displayed with the most recent articles/issues first.  Use keywords or subject headings to search for particular topics.

Sample Subject Headings

  • Mexico, History
  • Guatemala, History
  • Spanish language
  • Linguistics
  • Grammar
  • Literature
  • Latin American
  • Spain, Colonies
  • Culture

Search Tips

  • Experiment with a variety of keywords and subject headings
  • Use "advance search" options to limit to full text, peer review, date ranges and more
  • Selecting the correct database or combination of databases can save you time when looking for articles
  • Remember that you can get copies of articles through interlibrary loan if they're not full text in the database

Requesting Article Copies Video

No full text for the articles you want? Request copies using the library's interlibrary loan service. Obtain the article copies quickly and at no charge!

Full Text Finder

This video will walk you through searching for full text availability of journal in our library.  This can be helpful if you have a specific journal article you are looking for or if you want to browse a publication.

Click here to begin searching Full Text Finder!