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.

Library Search Engine - Basics tutorial (short video) ​​​​
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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. 

  Identifying Scholarly Journals

 Databases for Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Articles

GenderWatch (ProQuest)
Indexes scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and reports in many disciplines on topics relevant to gender studies. Provides a historical perspective on the evolution of the women's movement and changes in gender roles. Includes perspectives typically not represented in the mainstream media. Includes abstracts and full-text for most citations. Coverage extends back to 1970.

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 (ITHAKA)
Features a multi-disciplinary research platform with full text archives of selected academic journals, monographs and essay collections, primary sources, and visual collections formerly housed on the Artstor platform. Current issues of academic journals are not included in most cases.

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