Walker Library

Finding Articles


Journals vs. Magazines

Find an article on your topic

Locate the text of an article

Find an article on your topic

1. Begin your search at the library's home page or the Find Resources page.  

2. Use the Articles search box, one of the Popular Databases, or choose from the Databases A-Z list.  

starting points

3.  Use keywords or phrases to search within the article database. 

4. Remember, you may be able to limit your search to peer reviewed, or refereed, journal articles.

5.  Your results will include article citations, which tell you how to find the article; and often, there will also be an abstract, or summary.  Use the abstract to determine if the article is right for your topic.