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Finding Scholarly Journal Articles

For off-Grounds access ITS maintains a proxy server (EZproxy) that provides access to selected Web resources, including all UVa Library databases. You simply need to log in via the NetBadge prompt when attempting to access a database linked to from the library’s website.


VIRGO's "Article Advanced Search" allows you to search our online journal article holdings:

                                        Title = drug diversion 


Relevant search terms for the databases below include "drug diversion", "prescription drug diversion", and "prescription drug abuse."  The databases below are a small sample of ones the Library makes available.  For a complete list see Databases A-Z.

  • Academic Search Complete
    A large general database of articles from scholarly journals and a few newspapers, covering many disciplines. Includes some speeches and interviews.
  • JSTOR
    Full-text backfiles of many scholarly journals, usually from the first issue to 3-5 years before the present. Advanced Search gives you more control over your search and its results.
  • PAIS International, 1915-present
    International database that covers public and social policy issues. It includes journal articles, citations to books, government documents, statistics, and reports by organizations.
  • Sociological Abstracts , 1963-present
    Sociology and related fields. All languages. 2600 scholarly journals. Includes book, book chapter, and conference paper abstracts and book reviews.
  • Web of Knowledge / Web of Science
    Includes Science Citation Index (1970-), Social Sciences Citation Index (1981-), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1981-) Select and search the Social Sciences Citation Index component. Daily updates make it a good source for very recent information.

Finding Newspaper Articles

  • Lexis Nexis Academic
    News from magazines and newspapers published around the world. Also allows searching for federal and state court cases and statutes.

Congressional and Statistical Sources

  • ProQuest Congressional
    Information by and about the U.S. Congress: documents and reports, Legislative Histories, hearings, and members and committees. Search the Congressional Record, Federal Register, Federal Regulations, The Hill, and Roll Call.
  • ProQuest Statistical Insight
    Statistical information of all kinds, current and historical, US and international. If a search result presents only the abstract you should search the document title in Virgo to see if we have it online or in Government Information Resources.

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