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Family and Consumer Sciences Education: Databases, Journals, & Articles

This guide will be useful as a resource for assignment help, for research assistance, and for finding subject information.


How to find Aritcles?

Use a Database to search for articles. Databases are indexes where citations to journal articles and other items can be searched. 

How to find Full Text to Articles you locate in a Database?

Follow the  Find It button button or Find It  link in most databases to:

● access full text online
● check print holdings of the journal
● request an article PDF via Document Delivery/ interlibrary loan


The TTU Libraries hold a number of E-Journals and print journals, which can be found through the links below.

Library Services


Google Scholar


Make Google Scholar work for you

Setting Google Scholar to work with the TTU Libraries allows you to use Google Scholar as your database, but allows you to get the materials from the TTU libraries.

Step 1. To change the settings click on the three dashesthree dashes in the upper left corner.

Step 2.  Click ongear iconSettings at the bottom of the slide out menu. 

Step 3. Click on Library links on far left.

Step 4. Type Texas Tech and nothing else.

Step 4. Click on the box to inlcude Texas Tech Univ. Libraries - FT@TTULib.

Step 5. Click Save.