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EN 202: Find Journal Articles


Journal Articles

Some search ideas to consider for this project:

Search keywords like the title of the work (Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West), author's name (O'Connor), The lyricist, Composer, and themes (Racism, Bullying). Rhetoric or Metaphor.

Question: Where Do I Find Journal Articles?!

Answer: Databases! (You will not find journal articles on Google, sad to say...)

Database Basics

  1. Search for your author.
  2. Search for your author's work of interest.
  3. Use the suggested subjects that the database recommends.
  4. Choose source type Academic Journal.
  5. Search MLA International Bibliography and Humanities International Complete at the same time with CHOOSE DATABASES above the search box on the results page
  6. In Literary Reference Center Plus, limit to source type literary criticism.

Searching Tips and Tricks

Databases To Try

Can't Find the Article?

If you know the journal title:

Use our Journal Finder.


If you can't find PDF Full Text:

Look for the Full Text Finder link.


If the article isn't online:

Request it through Article Request.


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