Many of our databases have this button, which searches for the full-text of the article in our collections. If we don't have it electronically, look for the "Request article scan" link in the "Get It" section.
Many of the resources on the A-Z Databases page are accessible anywhere you have an Internet connection. However, you will need to authenticate yourself as a Williams user.
If you need help, just ask!
Search by keyword to find sources on your genre or country. A keyword search looks for matches in many places, including the title, contents and subject. This results in more matches, but some could be irrelevant. Use the filters on the right to limit your results to a certain type of source, like books.
Example: searching for nigeria music, limited to books
Use the browse search by subject to find books on your genre or country. A subject search looks for matches only in the subject field. This results in fewer matches, but the matches are usually more relevant.
Find books, articles, & more
Subject-specific tools include curated lists of citations from journals in a specific subject, like Music.
Using the sources consulted by other researchers can be a great way to locate useful sources.
You can start with a source you already have:
You can start with a printed bibliography compiled by an expert in the field.