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Library FAQ

Recommended Multidisiplinary Databases

Getting Articles: Step-by-Step Guide

1. Gather citations.

Find citations in books or articles with bibliographies.

Find an Index or Database in your Subject Area -
Some of these tools are full-text and will lead you to articles, other times you'll just find a citation.

2. Search using the "Article Title."

3. Search using the journal or magazine title.

4. No luck? Interlibrary Loan to the rescue!


Sample Article Citation:

Citation with article title and journal title high

Do you have access to the article?

If you can't find the full-text, we can help!

Interlibrary Loan

Using Interlibrary Loan

  • You can also request materials through ILL directly in many of the Library's databases.
  • Instant email notification lets you know when your materials have arrived.
  • All articles and chapters will be delivered electronically to your ILLiad account.
  • You may pick up books from the Circulation Desk