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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.

Request materials online via:

Selected Databases

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

  • L'Annee Philologique
    Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, this database indexes and provides abstracts for scholarly works on ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. 5 Simultaneous users.
  • JSTOR
    An archive of digitized scholarly journals and books, covering many subjects in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • Project Muse
    Full-text scholarly content from journals and books, covering the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Subjects include ethnic and women’s studies, the arts, medicine and health, philosophy and religion, technology and mathematics, literature, and history.
  • Humanities Full Text
    With abstracts and some full-text, this database encompasses all fields of the humanities, including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. Content is primarily scholarly and includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, reviews, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.
  • ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials
    Citations and full-text articles from major religion and theology journals, produced by the American Theological Library Association.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus
    Collection of author biographies, plot summaries, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines and journals, book reviews, poems, short stories, classic texts, and author interviews. Incorporates the MLA International Bibliography.
 

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:
(Rome OR Roman*) AND (politics OR government)
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Watch this tutorial below to learn how to find full-text articles.

 

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Databases are basically just search engines for articles on specific subjects.

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