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 databaes can be found under Subject Guides.

You can also search the library by entering search terms in the search bar located on any page of the library's website, hitting find, and selecting the center column for Article and More.

Some entries have full text via the database.
For others, click on findit.gif to determine
After clicking on the "Find it" button one of 3 things will happen

  1. You will be linked directly to the article
  2. There will be a blue button "Full text online" that you can click to access the article
  3. There will be a blue button "Request scan" which will allow you to request the article through interlibary loan. 

Finding a specific Article:

If you used google scholar to find citations for your work. One way to follow up on those citations is to use Journal Finder. Journal Finder can only search for journals and journal articles so make sure the citation you are looking for is an article and not a book.

To find a specific article simply scroll down the journal finder page to "search for an article" and search using the title of the article, the title of the journal, and the year of publication.

For a step by step guide to using journal finder to find a specific article click HERE


  Identifying Scholarly Journals


 Scholarly/Peer Reviewed Journal Databases

Dialnet (Universidad de La Rioja)
Indexes journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, dissertations, and other documents in the social sciences and the humanities published mostly in Spain and to a lesser extent in Latin America. Much of the content in available in full text.

Falvey Memorial Library Combined Search
The landing page for Falvey Library's combined search: catalog, articles & more, and site search.

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.

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.

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.

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