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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:

  • 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.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Includes newspapers, general interest magazines, and scholarly journals of the ethnic and minority press. Publications provide both national and regional coverage and are mainly in full text. Indexed by ethnic group ( African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Multi-Ethnic; and Native People.) Simultaneous user limit: 2.
  • 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.
  • JSTOR
    An archive of digitized scholarly journals and books, covering many subjects in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • NewspaperDirect Press Display  Icon
    Newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format with hundreds of American and international titles in English and many other languages. Current issues are supplemented by a 60-day back file. Simultaneous user limit: 3.
 

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:
"russia*" AND (history OR communism)
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