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Graduate Student Services

A Guide to Library Resources and Services for Graduate Students

Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar to retrieve scholarly articles. Off-campus users should set their Scholar preferences to show they’re affiliated with Texas Tech.

Google Scholar Search


Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID

Find Article Full Text

Follow the  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/ILLiad


Suggested Resources—General

The databases and tools listed here focus on all subjects rather than specific disciplines.

Suggested Resources—Humanities

The databases listed here focus on subjects in the humanities: art, architecture, history, and more.

Suggested Resources—Social Sciences

The databases listed here focus on subjects in the social sciences: business, communication, education, family studies, psychology, sociology, and more.

Suggested Resources—Sciences

The databases listed here cover subjects in the sciences: chemistry, natural history - biology, botany, and others.