General search strategies applicable for everyone!
When searching in the specialized sociological and education databases, be certain to include the word student somewhere in your search, and/or the statement (college OR university) plus the statement (roman* OR sex* OR dating OR casual OR hook*) --here are a few example searches:
"fraternity part*" AND (roman* OR sex* OR dating OR casual OR hook*)
"local bar" AND students AND (roman* OR sex* OR dating OR casual OR hook*)
"social media" AND (college OR university) AND students AND (roman* OR sex* OR dating OR casual OR hook*)
(heterosexual OR straight) AND (black OR "african-american") AND students AND (roman* OR sex* OR dating OR casual OR hook*)
Index to content from core journals in all areas of the social sciences. Provides lists of sources cited, plus publications citing the original article. Also known as SSCI. Publications from 1900 - present.
Index to journal articles, government studies, books, dissertations, and other material on education and related fields that combines citations of sponsored reports, from Resources in Education, and over 1000 journals, from the Current Index to Journals in Education. The ERIC database is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education. Covers 1966 to the present.
Indexes more than 400 domestic and international English-language periodicals and yearbooks. Subjects include administration, teaching methods and curriculum, literacy, and government funding. Covers 1984 to the present.
Interlibrary Loan/ILL: Articles and Books
To request articles or books/book chapters or other materials not available at F&M, use Interlibrary Loan/ILL