Journal articles are essential for research and most are available electronically online in the databases to which the North Hall Library subscribes. An explanation of newspaper, journal and scholarly articles is found here: Confusing Terms: Journals vs. Articles.
Journal articles To search for articles use the library's online databases.
1). Good places to start when looking for articles on a specific topic are the General Topic Databases.
2). Expand your search by using Subject-Specific Databases. We have many databases for different subjects.
3). If we do not have a journal article online, the MU Availability Button can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to access the full-text, or to send an Interlibrary loan request.
4). Journals List. If you know the title of the journal, look it up here & it will tell you if MU has it and if so, where. If it is available online, it will link to it.
5). Find the full text of a specific article by using the library's
Scroll down the page to the link for Using EBSCOhost Tutorials to learn about various databases and how to do Basic or Advanced searching.
General Topic Databases
Subject-Specific Databases - Browse the complete list of North Hall Library's collection of online databases.