The library has different research tools to help you find journal articles:
Find more information about articles, databases, and the Journals List below.
If you find an article in a database:
Look for a link to the pdf or HTML version of the article. If there isn't one, click on the "Get It!" button to see if we have access.
Tutorial: How to Use the Get It! Button
Finding a specific article:
If we don't have access to an article in our collection, then you can place an order for it through ILLIAD.
The first time you use ILLIAD, you will need to set up an account.
Once you have an account, just click the "ILLIAD" link in the "Get it!" button and log in. The request form will be automatically populated with the citation information for the article. Just hit "submit" and wait for your article to arrive. Articles often arrive in the same day, but sometimes take a few days. Be sure to plan ahead!
It is important to evaluate the credibility of a source before you use it for your research. This evaluating sources guide will help you ask the right questions in order to determine if a source is the best one to use.
The quick reference guide and video below will help you to identify scholarly sources, specifically.
Use these databases to search for articles on your environmental studies/science topic.
Articles related to Environmental Studies/Science can be found throughout the library. Depending on your topic, you may wish to search databases from other disciplines, including the ones below. But don't let this list limit you. See our full list of research guides for others.