How can I search for journal articles?

Academic articles are published in journals, which are usually collected in databases.


If you know the title or citation of the article you need to find:

You can the search for it by using its title and other citation information.

To search for articles in databases:

Use a Research Guide to find the best databases to search. Select your subject or topic, then find that research guide's Databases or Articles tab.


Go directly to a database, using the Databases button the library homepage. Don't know which database to search? Start with Academic Search Complete or ScienceDirect College Edition.

To view articles in a specific journal:

Use Browzine to find a journal by title or topic, then browse its contents for an article on your topic. 

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