Texana: Texas Articles & Databases

Useful resources for Texas research

Texas Handbook Online

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The Handbook of Texas Online is the best starting point for information about the history of Texas. Most articles are followed by a brief list of references.  

Find Articles in Research Databases

Texas Newspapers and More

Depending on your topic, these databases also may be relevant.

Texas Indians



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Sample searches:
   "critical thinking" AND "higher education"
   (race OR racial) AND (discriminat* OR prejudic*)
Refine your search with filters on results screen: scholarly & peer-review, full text online, etc.

 

While it doesn't offer some of the sophisticated options available in research databases, Google Scholar can be helpful. See instructions for customizing Google Scholar to provide Full Text @ UHCL links in results.

A peer-reviewed (or refereed) journal:

  • uses experts from the same subject field or profession as the author to evaluate a manuscript prior to acceptance for publication
  • has articles that report on research studies or provide scholarly analysis of topics
  • may include book reviews, editorials, or other brief items that are not considered scholarly articles

(3:15) Explains the academic publishing process for research articles and scholarly journals, including the quality control process of peer review. North Carolina State Univ. Libraries

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