If you are looking for a specific journal article, consult our Finding Journal Articles flowchart to learn how to access the article.
To locate articles on a specific topic, or by a specific author, you will need to search in an appropriate database. Article databases may be interdisciplinary (indexing a wide variety of publications in all fields) or may focus on a specific subject, such as law. Below are a few places to find databases containing journal articles for your research.
- Law Journal Articles
The "Quick Links" box on the left lists the major databases containing law journals.
For journal articles from disciplines other than law, start with Articles Plus
, which contains articles drawn from hundreds of databases and over 40,000 journals.
For research in a particular subject, you should search databases specific to that subject. This guide
provides a list of key article databases arranged by subject. You can also use Database Finder
to locate Library databases in a particular subject. You can search by database title or browse by subject.