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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
    Comprehensive selection of key business journals, most of which are in full-text, as well as trade publications, conference proceedings, and market reports. Covers accounting, economics, finance, information technology, management, marketing, and real estate, with hundreds of industries such as oil, energy, the environment, and healthcare management.
  • 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.
    Coverage: 1985-present
  • Business Insights: Essentials (formerly Business and Company Resource Center)
    Provides information on U.S. and international companies, industries and products. With investment research reports, industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company history, key competitors, and full-text articles from journals and news reports.
  • Google Scholar  Icon
    Search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Specify Fairfield University (via Scholar Settings) for enhanced access to our library resources.

Newspapers

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

  • National Newspapers Premier
    A database of over forty major American newspapers, searchable in full-text. Includes the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Daily News, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and others.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Includes newspapers, general interest magazines, and scholarly journals of the ethnic and minority press. Publications provide both national and regional coverage and are mainly in full text. Indexed by ethnic group ( African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Multi-Ethnic; and Native People.) Simultaneous user limit: 2.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Provides comprehensive news content from domestic and international sources, including current coverage and deep archives. Also a source of federal and state cases and statutes, with U.S. Supreme Court decisions since 1790, and business information on U.S. and international companies.
  • Newspaper Source Plus
    A large selection of major, full-text American and international newspapers, including The Times (UK), the Toronto Star, the Philadelphia Enquirer, and USA Today. Also includes ongoing daily updates from such sources as the Associated Press and CNN Wire, as well as recent TV and radio news transcripts.
  • NewspaperDirect Press Display  Icon
    Newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format with hundreds of American and international titles in English and many other languages. Current issues are supplemented by a 60-day back file. Simultaneous user limit: 3.
  • 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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