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Journal Locator

Journal Locator

Find specific journals,magazines, and newspapers.

Watch the video below to learn how to find an article if you have the citation.

Beyond the DNL

Can't find what you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan!

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge.
  • Articles arrive via e-mail within 3-5 business days.
  • Books arrive within 2 weeks and are held in your name.
  • You will be notified by e-mail when your items arrive.

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Selected Databases

Use databases to find articles on your topic. These databases are the best place to start.

    ABI/INFORM contains scholarly & popular articles concerning international, national, local, & regional business news coverage for public and private companies. Topics include: Business and industry, computers and internet, economics and trade, environment, government and law, and social issues and policy. Content: industry & market research, commodity reports, company reports (Hoovers and Annual Reports), Country Reports, dissertations & working papers
    Coverage: 1971-Present Updated: Monthly
  • Business Source Elite
    Business Source Elite provides popular and scholarly articles on a variety of business topics, including management and economics, accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, and sales. Contains access to Harvard Business review, AAA journals, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal.
  • Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center)
    Business Insights: Essentials offers information on U.S. and international businesses, industries and products. Includes company and industry financials in graphical form, as well as downloadable data. Also, includes company and industry profiles, investment research/brokerage reports, market research reports and market share articles, SWOT reports, and full-text periodicals and news articles.
    Coverage: 1982 - Present. Updated: Continually
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Google Scholar searches across many disciplines and sources. Subjects include: Physics, engineering, social science, business, biology, chemistry, medicine. Source types include: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Specify Fairfield University (via Scholar Settings) for enhanced access to our library resources.
    Updated: Regularly.


Databases with full text access to newspapers from around the world:

  • National Newspapers Premier
    National Newspapers Premier provides access to leading U.S. newspapers. Coverage includes: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, USA TODAY and others.
    Coverage: Varies - Present. Updated: Daily.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Ethnic NewsWatch provides a full text collection of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Specific ethnic groups indexed are: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Multi-Ethnic; Native People. Simultaneous user limit:2.
    Coverage: 1985 - Present. Updated: 8 times per year.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    LexisNexis Academic includes mostly full-text news, business, and law databases.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    Full-text newspaper articles from major newspapers.
  • NewspaperDirect Press Display  Icon
    NewspaperDirect Press Display offers full-color page images of nearly newspapers from all around the world in English and foreign languages. Provides reproduction of entire paper, including photos and advertisements. Contains today’s edition and archives past three months.Contains images. Simultaneous user limit:3
    Coverage: Previous 60 Days - Present. Updated: Daily.
  • Westlaw Campus Research
    Westlaw Campus Research provides news, law-related, and business information. News and Business: newspapers, trade, business and professional publications, newswires, broadcast transcripts, foreign language publications and company information. Legal: federal and state case law, statutes and administrative rules and regulations, law reviews, journals, American Jurisprudence 2d and American Law Reports.
    Updated: Regularly.
  • TOPICsearch
    TOPICsearch contains full text articles on current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Articles are pulled from international newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets and government information.

Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

  • When searching databases, use AND, OR, and parentheses to focus your search.
  • The asterisk * symbol will search for all variations of a word. For example: basket* will search for baskets and basketry. Using quotes will search for a phrase.
  • Combine synonyms with OR and put them inside parentheses, like this:
(china OR chinese) AND "accounting standards"
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