You will need to be logged in to the UML Library to access some of the material in this guide. If you are logged in to your UML email you are logged in to the library. You may get an additional authentication phone call from Duo. This is routine.
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A database is a collection of information on a website organized so you conduct a search (by keyword, title, author, etc). The UML Library provides access to a multitude of databases for students which have sources that include
• journal articles,
• conference papers,
• government reports, and more.
It's a good place to start to look for articles, books, and especially peer-reviewed articles from academic journals (for example, ACTA Mathematica). To clarify, a database can be used to search for journals, which contain peer-reviewed articles, vital when writing a thesis or doing research.
Some databases provide full-text and some don't. If the database you're searching doesn't include full-text, use:
Interlibrary Loan if the UML Libraries doesn't own the item you need