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Geography: Find Articles

Basic Search Discover@MSU Video

Using InterLibrary Loan to Request Articles Video

Individual Databases Best for Geography

Pro Tips

Use connector words

  • cats AND kittens
  • cats OR kittens
  • cats NOT kittens

Truncation(*): find all endings of a word

  • nurs* (nurse, nurses, nursing)
  • farm* (farms, farmers, farming, farmed)
  • music* (musician, musical, musicality)

Databases Best for Background Information

Remote Access to Resources

Accessing from off campus: When you are on campus, the databases and resources are readily accessible.  If you are off campus, you will be prompted to login with your BearPass ID and password, for example: jay567 (do not include @sgf or @wp) and your password.

If you have difficulties, please call the Information Desk at (417) 836-4700 or contact us through our Ask a Librarian services.