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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.

  • 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.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus (replaces LION)
    Contains MLA Bibliography, full text journal articles, reference books and more on a wide range of literature and literary criticism.
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Literature Criticism Online provides online access to Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, and Children's Literature Review, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online and Something About the Author.
    Updated: Regularly.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Literature Resource Center contains full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from scholarly journals and literary magazines. Identifies authors and works that share characteristics such as genre, time period, themes, nationality, ethnicity and gender.
    Updated: Continually.
  • 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.
  • New York Times - Historical
    New York Times - Historical offers full-page images with searchable full-text articles back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Includes advertisements.
    Coverage: 1851 - 4 years ago. Updated: Annually.
 

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:
"death of a salesman" AND (theme* OR motif*)
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