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FYW: Crossing Borders: Articles

Exploring border crossing as a metaphor for the rites of passage that we all experience -- Dr. Angelica Lozano-Alonso

Best Bets - Finding Articles

Which Database to Use?

Is This Journal Peer-Reviewed?

Border and Migration Studies Online


Border and Migration Studies Online provides historical context and resources, representing both personal and institutional perspectives, for the growing fields of border(land) studies and migration studies, as well as history, law, politics, diplomacy, area and global studies, anthropology, medicine, the arts, and more. Includes text, video, and images.

There are multiple ways to search. Try going to the "Border Events and Areas" section and click on "Mexico and the United States."  Take some time to explore the other options.



Known Article Search

Using the bibliography of a relevant article is one of the best ways to find other relevant articles on your topic.  The fulltext of the article may be available electronically in one of the library's many databases, or it may be available in one of our print collections.  Follow the steps below:

1. Use the "Citation Finder" link on the Ejournals search box and enter as much of the citation as you have.

Larson, Scott, and Lloyd Martin. "Risk Taking And Rites Of Passage." Reclaiming Children & Youth 20.4 (2012): 37-40.

2. Review the results for matches to your article and follow the links to the fulltext.

3. Problems?! Ask a librarian!