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Search for Articles in Databases
Databases contain information about articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers. Below are some databases that concentrate on literature and the humanities. When searching them and combining terms, you should use the word AND.
MLA International Bibliography (EBSCOhost)
Bibliography of books and articles on modern languages and literatures, linguistics, folklore, film, and other related topics. 1926 - present.
Literature Resource Center
Biographies, bibliographies and critical analyses of writers from every age and literary discipline; designed for undergraduate and high school students.
Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL)
Lists of monographs, periodical articles, literary works, book reviews, collections of essays, and dissertations.
1892 - present.
Humanities Full Text
Publications covering the humanities. Includes scholarly journals and specialized magazines.
1980 - present.
Database Searching Tips
Use AND, OR, NOT to combine terms
poland and music
Use truncation to find multiple word endings
map* [finds map, maps, mapping]
Use quotation marks to search for phrases
Locate the Full Text of Journal Articles
If you don't see the full text of an article in the database you are searching, use these steps to find a copy of the article:
1. Choose to check for full text in other library databases.
2. Search the Catalog to identify the call number and location (usually second floor) of the journal.
3. Request a copy of the article through Interlibrary Loan.