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EDFN 506 Qualitative Research: Journals & Databases

Use this guide as a starting point for your research.

Journal Article Lookup

Use this tool when you have a complete article citation (title, author, journal and dates) and would like to find out how to access it.

Interlibrary Loan Articles

We offer interlibrary loan for articles that are not available through our databases or from our print collection of journals.  Interlibrary loan articles will be mailed to your home. Please allow at least 2 weeks for delivery.

Find Articles in Databases

Databases are the best way to find quality articles.

  • When you search for a topic in a database, the resulting list of article citations will show if each article is available full-text in either HTML or PDF format. 
  • Don't forget to click on   .  Find It shows if the journal is available in the AU library, may provide a link to full text of the article in a different database, and will provide assistance in reformatting the citation APA or MLA style.
  •  The EBSCO brand databases allow you to limit your results to peer -reviewed publications. 

Education Databases

See Finding Books tab for tips on constructing an efficient search.

Multi-Disciplinary Databases

Databases from Related Disciplines