Be sure to search the library's catalog when looking for books. The library's collection contains both print and electronic books.
Research at the university level can be intimidating. If you have
questions about how to find information, our librarians are always
ready to help, but sometimes it is good to have a written explanation
that lets you see the big picture and learn at your own pace. These
guides introduce concepts that may help you understand research
assignments and learn to find good sources.
Start here to search scholarly journals and other periodicals to find articles on your topic.
- Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database of journals, magazines, book chapters, and government reports.
Full-text from 1,300 academic journals, plus historical pamphlets and primary sources. Most content is archival (1834 to 5 years ago), with current content for 200 journals.
- MLA International Bibliography (including MLA Directory of Periodicals)
The most comprehensive index of journals, books, short stories, and dissertations in literature.
- Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts
An index of journals and books in linguistics, communication, and related fields.
- Literature Resource Center
Biographies and essays on authors of fiction, poetry, drama, journalism, and history.
- Literature Criticism Online
Book reviews, drama reviews, film reviews, and literary essays from historical sources.
- Oxford Reference Online: Bilingual Dictionaries
Select the Books tab.
- LexisNexis Academic
A database of news, legal information, and business information.
- Periodicals Archive Online
Articles from over 550 periodicals in the social sciences and humanities from 1665 - 2000.
French news magazine.
- Le Figaro
- Le Monde