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Journal Locator

Journal Locator

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Beyond the DNL

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  • 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.
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Selected Databases

Selected Databases

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

  • Humanities Full Text
    Humanities Full Text contains full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Also includes: feature articles, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction, drama, and poetry, book reviews, and reviews of ballets, dance programs, motion pictures, musicals, operas, plays, radio and television programs, and more.
    Coverage: 1984 - Present. Updated: Daily.
  • History in Context - World  Icon  Icon  Icon  Icon
    History in Context - World covers 20th century world history, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient Near East and Asia as well as the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the modern Middle East and Latin America. Full Text articles from journals, magazines and newspapers; reference works; primary sources; a graphical time line, research guide, historical maps and images. Contains images.
    Updated: Regularly.
  • JSTOR
    JSTOR archives images and full text of scholarly journals. Subscription includes: Life Sciences Collection (which includes Biological Science, Ecology & Botany and Health & General Sciences), Arts and Sciences Collections I through XII (which includes many disciplines within the Humanities and Social Sciences including: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Area Studies, Art & Art History, Asian Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Economics & Finance, Education, Feminist & Women’s Studies, Film Studies, History, Language & Literature, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Medicine, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Religion, and Technology.) and many individual journal titles.
    Updated: Continually.
  • 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.
  • MLA International Bibliography
    MLA International Bibliography is part of the Literary Reference Center Plus database and includes citations and abstracts from books and articles on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics.
    Coverage: 1926 - Present. Updated: Quarterly.
  • NewspaperDirect Press Display  Icon
    NewspaperDirect Press Display offers full-color page images of nearly newspapers from all around the world in English and foreign languages. Provides reproduction of entire paper, including photos and advertisements. Contains today’s edition and archives past three months.Contains images. Simultaneous user limit:3
    Coverage: Previous 60 Days - Present. Updated: Daily.
 

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:
(ital*) AND ( Caravagio OR "da vinci")
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