How can I find a journal article?

There are several ways to find articles in journals.

1. To search for articles online, enter your search terms in the articles search box on the library homepage.

2. Full-text databases such as EBSCO Academic Search Complete and others contain full-text articles. Find this and all of Booth Library's other article databases from the Databases link on the Library home page.

3. Citation databases allow you to search for articles and citation information, but generally do not provide full-text. In addition, indexes such as these sometimes allow you to search for books, book chapters, dissertations, and other information. When you find an article citation, look for the "Get Full Text" link. For an explanation of this service, see the "Get Full Text" linking FAQ.

4. Some specialized indexes are only available in print. For help identifying and locating these indexes, ask a librarian at the Research Help. To find out whether Booth Library has a particular journal, search by title under the Journal Titles tab on the library home page. You can also search for print holdings in the EIU Library Catalog (click the Journals/Magazines box to limit your search).

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