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Research Guides | Library | Amherst College

BLST/HIST 355: Race and Educational Opportunity

Read footnotes and bibliographies for leads

Read other authors' footnotes and bibliographies to learn:

  • About sources that might also be relevant to your work
  • About primary source collections, journals, and research centers to have on your radar

If you have an article citation

1. Use the Search for articles box on the Library website. Type in your article title, in quotes.

Screen shot of the article search box on the Library website


2. The View Full Text button takes you to the full text of the article.

Image of the link to access the full text of an article


3. The "Check for Full Text" button searches our library collection for the journal the article was published in.

Image of a search result for an article, with the link to Check for full text circled


4. If we don't have immediate access to the article, you can use the Library Request Service to order a PDF. If you have any questions or trouble, you can chat or email us right from this screen.

Image of the links for using the Library Request Service and Library chat service.