EBSCOHOST  

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address)  in the address bar
  2. Select and click on the database of your choice e.g. Academic Source Complete, Business Source etc
  3. Type search term (e.g. Education) in the search bar and click on search
  4. A list of most relevant  documents   is displayed
  5. Select most relevant  documents  and click on PDF full text
  6. Click on Save, Print, Email etc.

EMERALD   

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address)  in the address bar
  2. Type in the Username and Password at the left-hand corner of the homepage
  3. Click on books and journals under Browse at the left-hand corner of homepage
  4. Click on  Just journals  to access the whole content of Emerald (Abstracts and full text)
  5. Click on Just my subscriptions    to access  full text  journal articles available to WIUC (NB:WIUC does not have access to the full content of Emerald)
  6. Under Search for  type in a search term and click on Go/ Enter
  7. A list of most relevant  documents   is displayed
  8. Select relevant documents and click on Preview, Abstract, View HTML, and View PDF to download full text.
  9. Click on the Save Icon to save documents.
  10. Log off / Sign out after research on the site.

* NB: WIUC has access to journals only

IEEE- EXPLORE (Computer Science & Engineering)

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address) in the address bar
  2. At the home page click on  IEEE  Xplore  Digital Library  at the centre of  the page
  3. You can click on What My Institution Subscribes to  or type in a search term in the search bar
  4. A list of most relevant  documents   is displayed
  5. Select relevant  documents  by  clicking  on PDF to download full text

Project Muse   (Humanities & Social Science)

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address) in the address bar)
  2. Click on Browse Journals   to access contents within Project Muse
  3. Select Journal title to view volumes available
  4. Select article(s) of interest and click on, HTML Version, PDF Version or Summary to download full text.

Sage – (Business, Humanities & Social Science) 

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address)in the address bar.
  2. Click on Browse Journal  List and select  Journals by  Title or Journals by Discipline
  3. For Browse Journals by Title,   click on the plus (+) button against any letter to display title or the minus (-) button to collapse the titles.
  4. Click on current issues on the page that appears to select article(s) of interest.
  5. Click on Abstract or Full Text (PDF) to download full text.

JSTOR

Steps

  1. Type the URL  (Database website address) in the address bar
  2. At JSTOR’s homepage, type the search term in the search bar and click on Go.
  3. Select journal article(s) of interest from hits that come up and click on PDF Full text
  4. A new page pops  up .Click on Proceed to PDF
  5. Click on the Save Icon to save  retrieved documents