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ENGL 213: Finding the Story: Articles & Databases

Finding Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles in the Library Catalog

Searching the MLA Int'l Bibliography

Finding Book Chapters and Articles in the MLA Bibliography


How To Find Articles

If an article is not available in full-text, click the "Find It!" button.  Find it at Willamette

This will check if we have access through a different database and our print collection. 

If we do not have access, you will be given an option to order it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).  Fill out the form and click "Submit." It takes about 2 business days to get articles.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. You can customize Google Scholar to recognize Willamette-owned materials (visit our Google Scholar page for more info).

  1. In the Google search box type your topic as if it were a mathematical formula, such as:

"exotic animal trade" +France

  1. Put phrases in quotes, such as “Wild animal collecting”.
  2. Try the phrases with different spellings or languages
Google Scholar Search

Finding a Subject Database

Other Useful Databases for this Course