Literature Review Tutorial
Reviewing Previously Published Articles or Publications
Our databases are organized by subject. Simply choose your subject from the drop down menu.
Electronic journals and newspapers can be searched by title or category (subject). If you have a citation to an article, and want to find it in K-State's online holdings, this link also includes a citation linker.
K-State Libraries off this online version of the three Citation Indexes: Science, Social Sciences, and Arts and Humanities. In addition to searching by keyword, subject, author, etc. for articles in over 8,000 journals, one can do a "cited reference" search to see how frequently and where an article has been cited. Web of Science is one of our best databases. Also an excellent source for finding book reviews.
Results from Google Scholar searches include a number of open access publications that have cited a work.
This is the well-known Dissertation Abstracts database, but with full text for most dissertations written after 1996 as well as many from earlier years. Also includes some master's theses, although not nearly as comprehensively as doctoral works. Copies of dissertations not available in full text in this database may be requested via interlibrary loan and/or purchased as microfilm or as unbound copies from UMI
K-State Research Exchange
The K-State Research Exchange (K-REx) is a service to preserve and provide permanent access to scholarly materials created by K-State faculty and students. Materials available in K-REx include journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, white papers, electronic thesis/dissertation/reports (ETDR) and other digital resources.
If you need a resource that K-State Libraries does not have access to, log in here to get the material through Interlibrary loan.
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