Answered By: Ted Bergfelt
Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017     Views: 458

Finding Articles

Along with books, articles from magazines, journals and newspapers will be major sources of information for your research. Gumberg Library provides access to over 200 different databases, covering many different subjects. Most are excellent sources of articles. Visit Research Databases to explore all the different databases available through the databases page and the library catalog. They are arranged by subject and alphabetically by databases name.

QuickSearch

QuickSearch is Gumberg Library's catalog. To find articles that are available in print, as well as articles that are available through databases, simply search using the search box in the middle of the Gumberg Library homepage.

ProQuest Central & Academic Search Elite

Two of the most popular and easy to use article databases are ProQuest Central and Academic Search Elite. Both of these provide access to the full text of numerous articles in many subject areas.

View a tutorial on the use of ProQuest Central.

View a tutorial on the use of Academic Search Elite.

Google Scholar

A good place to search on the Internet for articles from scholarly sources is Google Scholar. In order to make Google Scholar show which of the articles it retrieves are available in full text from Gumberg Library databases, it is necessary to set Google Scholar preferences.

Full Text

If you want to know how to find the full text of articles in these databases, visit the Finding Full Text guide.

 

Related Topics

More Ways To Ask-A-Librarian

a small icon In person

The Reference Desk is located near the main entrance. 
Reference Desk Hours:

Mon-Thurs, 8 am - 9 pm;
Fri, 8 am - 6 pm;
Sat, 10 am - 3 pm
  • a small icon Call us

    Call 412.396.6133 during hours the Reference Desk is staffed.
  • a small icon Text us

    Text 412.265.3599 during hours the Reference Desk is staffed.
  • a small icon Email us

    Email your question to ask@duq.libanswers.com. A reference librarian will respond within 36 hours.
  • a small icon Ask Here PA

    Chat with a reference librarian 24/7. You may receive assistance from either a Gumberg librarian or a reference librarian from a cooperating institution.
----------------------------------
Admin Login for Ask Here PA