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Family Sciences: Family Sciences

Family sciences research guide for TWU students, faculty and staff.

Dissertation Assignment

There is an assignment where students are looking for TWU dissertations.  Since most of the current dissertations are full-text only, here is how you can access them.

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Dissertations and Theses at Texas Woman's University
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Line 1: family       DEPARTMENT
Optional Line 2: (your topic such as grief )  ANYWHERE EXCEPT FULL TEXT

Family Sciences

Welcome to the TWU Libraries' Family Sciences subject guide! Here you will find a variety of research, news, and information sources related to family sciences.

Family with Blocks

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Additional Sources:


Background Resources

Getting Help

Citations and RefWorks

Book Review


Film, Movies, Television, Videos and Mass Media

Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery

Multicultural and Diversity


Research Helper (Background information, Theses & Dissertations, book reviews, biographical information, news and newspapers)

Research Methods

Research Resources (Includes: articles, journals magazines, newspapers & news; association, calendars and directories; book awards; books and e-books; background information; copyright & patents; HELP; Primary resources; and Research methods; videos)


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Family Studies Databases / FIND ARTICLES

Here is where you start to look for journal articles. 

For more database descriptions, click the Articles/Databases tab at the top of this page.


Video and Tutorials on Database Search and RefWorks

These two are videos prepared by me (Jimmie Lyn Harris) that wll demonstrate how to search several of the databases, this was done for a social work class but is good for any field. :
   Includes Basic, Advanced & Visual Searching, Result List, Article Details and more.
   Includes Search History, Searches & Alerts, Personal Account, Custom Folders and Shared Folders.
   Includes Subjects, Indexes, Thesauri, Publications and Cited Reference browsing.
   Includes Printing, E-mailing, Saving, Exporting and Citing Your Search Results.
   Group Code RWTWU
RefWorks Videos are located on this page in the lower left corner:

Subject Librarian

Jimmie Lyn Harris
Texas Woman's University Libraries
P. Box 425528
Denton, TX 76204

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Monday thorugh Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Information Desk.
Ask-A-Librarian at Reference@twu.edu.

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Department Contact

Department of Family Sciences:
(940) 898-2685 (Phone)