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WRIT 1380: Fundamentals of College-Level Writing. (Spring 2017): FINDING MAGAZINE AND

A research guide for Kelly King-O'Brien's section of WRIT 1380.

Finding Articles in Magazines and Journals

Use these online databases to find articles in journals and online books. Use the Cornell Library Catalog to look up books and the journal titles you find by searching these databases. Our Catalog lists both the print and electronic versions of journals (when available).


Databases for searching broadly, across disciplines and source types:

Academic Search Premier. EBSCO.
A general periodical database that provides citations and abstracts for articles from over 4,100 journals and includes full text from over 3,170 journals. You can limit your search to peer-reviewed articles (scholarly articles).

ProQuest Research Library.
Searches thousands of general interest magazines and scholarly journals covering a wide variety of subjects and academic disciplines. It also includes citations and abstracts to selected newspapers, television and radio programs. We subscribe to most of the periodicals indexed. Many articles are available full-text from the article citation page. You can limit your search to peer-reviewed articles (scholarly articles).

Articles, Ebooks... [aka Summon].
A new way to find online articles and online books. This powerful search engine works across many databases and pulls together a wide variety of resources. Refine your search using the categories on the left of the results page.

Google Scholar.
A searchable database of scholarly literature across all disciplines--articles, books, and papers--with links to the full text in many cases.

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