Answered By: Darcy Gervasio
Last Updated: May 08, 2017     Views: 146

Specific Journals, Magazines, or Newspapers

To see if we have a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper, use the eJournals search on the library homepage. You can access our eJournals search by

a) using the "eJournals" tab of the search box at the top of the page.

b) going to "Search" on the right sidebar of the Library homepage, scrolling down the search page, and clicking "Search eJournals."

 

Next, search for the name of the journal (e.g., Journal of Abnormal Psychology), magazine (e.g., Newsweek), or newspaper (e.g., New York Times). Remember, you are looking up the journal title, not the title of a specific article. 

The eJournals search will link you to library databases that have the full text of articles from your journal.  Choose the database that includes the year(s) you need.  If you do not find the journal in the eJournals search, try searching our local catalog to see if we have the item in print. Again, use the title of the journal, magazine, or newspaper, rather than an article title.

If we don't have immediate access to what you need, you can request articles through interlibrary loan.

 

Specific Articles

If you have a particular article in mind, you can use our Citation Lookup tool (under Guides & Tools on the Library homepage). Enter as much information as you can, but you don't have to fill out every field.

The most important fields to fill out include: journal title (the Citation Lookup tool will not function without the journal title), year of publication, volume, issue, and article title. 

 

Browsing for Articles on a Topic

To browse for articles on a topic, try one of our subject guides, or an interdisciplinary database, such as Academic Search Complete, ProQuest Research Library, or the Discovery Search. These can be found on the Databases by Title page.

To browse/search for articles in newspapers in our online databases, you can use the Finding Newspapers guide.

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