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SSMA Program- Library Literacy: Search Tools

This guide is for SSMA students, to help them improve their information and library literacy in order to successfully pursue a taught master's course in social sciences

PowerSearch for Books

For books only, un-tick the Primo Central. Library Catalog searches books.



1. Nettle, D. (2007). Personality : What makes you the way you are. Oxford ; Hong Kong: Oxford University Press.

2. Wei, Y., & Liefner, I. (2012). Globalization, industrial restructuring, and regional development in China. Applied Geography, 32(1), 102-105.

  • Search the authors (Wei and Liefner) or Nettle, D. to look for similar items
    • Use the "details" section to find more by authors or subjects
  • search for key-words, or title words

PowerSearch for Articles

For articles only, un-tick the Library Catalog box. Primo Central searches articles.


Journal Article Databases

Some Useful Social Sciences Article Databases

What if an article is not available in the Library?.


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