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SPHS 115: El ensayo lectura, analisis y redaccion

Login Instructions

To Search the resources and databases linked on this guide from your laptop, you'll need to enter your CRUZ ID and Gold Password when prompted.

Go to and install the browser extension. This extension will alert you when there is an accessible version of the paper.

Another alternative is to install the campus VPN for more reliable access. Login so that you can access PDF attachments and ebooks from behind paywalls.

Journal Articles

Use your search terms (keywords) in the recommended databases to identify scholarly sources (academic articles or books) related to your research question. Checklist for searching a database & finding sources:

  • Use one or more of the recommended databases below
  • Keep track of the search terms you use and new ones you encounter
  • As you find references: 1) Save the citation information (Zotero can help you with this); 2a) Download any PDFs available, or 2b) Click UC-eLinks to find additional options (other PDF links or the "Request it" order form)


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