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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.

  • PAIS International & Archive
    PAIS International & Archive contains citations and abstracts to articles, books, conference proceedings, government documents, and statistical directories in the fields of economics, political science, public policy, business, finance, law, international trade and relations, public administration, and government.
    Coverage: 1915 - Present. Updated: Monthly.
  • International Political Science Abstracts
    International Political Science Abstracts includes citations and abstracts of journals in political science. Simultaneous user limit: 4
    Coverage: 1951 - Present. Updated: Regularly.
  • ABI/INFORM
    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
  • Social Science Journals
    Social Science Journals contains full text and citations covering the social sciences including subjects: Addiction Studies, Family Studies, and International Affairs.
    Coverage: 1994- Present. Updated: Regularly.
  • EconLit
    EconLit contains citations and abstracts to economic literature. Books, dissertations, and working papers are included.
    Coverage: 1969 - Present. Updated: Monthly.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Academic Search Premier offers full-text journals spanning a broad range of areas of academic study in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
 

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:
(immigration* OR migrant*) AND (Mexic* OR Latin America*)
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