Find journal articles in databases

In addition to databases listed below a full list of databases available through the library are listed in Databases A to Z and other subject specific databases can be found under Subject Guides.

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How to search for articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers

Searching for articles:
You can search the library's database for articles HERE

  1. Before you start your search always be sure to check the box in the right hand column to "Limit to articles from peer-reviewed journals
  2. If you are supposed to be using scholarly peer reviewed journals you would also take one more step. Under "Format" select "Academic Journals"
  3. Now you are ready to enter your search terms in the main search bar

Some entries have full text via the database.
For others, click on findit.gif to gain access or request a copy through Interlibrary Loan


  Find Specific Articles or Browse Specific Journals


  Identifying Scholarly Journals


 DATABASES FOR SCHOLARLY/PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

MLA International Bibliography (EBSCO)
Provides citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of literature, language and linguistics, literary theory and criticism, dramatic arts, and folklore. International in scope; coverage from 1926 to the present. Includes access to the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

JSTOR
Provides a full text archive of academic journals and books in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. The most recent three to five years of a journal are usually not included.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale)
Provides compilations of literary criticism. Includes the complete runs of Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Drama Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Shakespearean Criticism, Short Story Criticism, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.

Literature Criticism Online (Gale) : Dante's Divine Comedy
Bookmark to articles on Dante's Divine Comedy

One Literature (ProQuest)
Features a digital library of English and American poetry, drama, and prose. Provides access to literary criticism indexed in ABELL and MLA International Bibliography and includes selective access to the full text of academic journals. Also includes full text access to a collection of dictionaries, encyclopedias, and biographical dictionaries.

Project Muse
Provides full-text access to books and journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.