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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
    Containing citations and abstracts for publications from many countries throughout the world, this database focuses on areas of public concern and potential legislation. Indexes journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference papers, and web content.
  • International Political Science Abstracts
    Abstracts of political science articles published in thousands of journals and yearbooks from around the world. The abstracts are in English, regardless of the original language of the article. Simultaneous user limit: 4
  • 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.
  • Social Science Journals
    Social Science Journals contains full text and citations covering the social sciences including subjects: anthropology, communication science, demography, economics, education, political science, policy studies, psychology, social work, and sociology. Coverage: 1994- Present. Updated: Regularly.
  • EconLit
    Produced by the American Economic Association, this database provides abstracts and citations to books, articles, dissertations, working papers, and book reviews, with linking full-text for many items. Covers all aspects of economics, including capital markets, country studies, government regulations, and economic forecasting.
  • Academic Search Premier
    Covers the major areas of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, with many full-text and peer-reviewed journals and a growing number of ebooks.
 

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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