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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

Selected Databases

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

  • JSTOR
    An archive of digitized scholarly journals and books, covering many subjects in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text
    Covers the history of the world from the 15th century forward, exclusive of the United States and Canada. Includes additional coverage of military history, women’s history, and history of education. Indexes leading history journals and books with many in full text. Simultaneous user limit:6.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Global Issues in Context
    A collection of readings on global issues, conflicts, and news. Subject areas include sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, human rights, and English composition. Contains video and other multimedia files.
 

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:
(Ireland OR Irish) AND politic*
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