Get the full text of an article
Once you’ve found an article in a database, get the full text (often linked from the database).
Find a journal, magazine, or newspaper by its title
If you need a specific journal, magazine, or newspaper, check Journal Finder to see whether WMU Libraries has it.
Request articles our library doesn’t own
If WMU Libraries doesn’t have an article you need, and you are a current student, faculty or staff member, you can borrow it through interlibrary loan.
Find articles on course reserves
Use Course Reserves to find articles on reserve for a specific course.
Identify popular, trade and scholarly articles
What kind of article do you need? Learn the differences between popular magazines, trade journals and scholarly journals with this handy guide or watch a video.
Search Google Scholar
Google Scholar searches scholarly literature, including articles, theses, books, technical reports, and "gray" literature from many areas of research.
Cite articles in a paper and bibliography
Be sure to use the citation style your professor requires. See the guide to Citing Sources for links and examples for all the major citation styles.
Connect to library electronic resources
For help connecting to our electronic resources, including information on the wireless, connecting from off campus, creating a stable URL or troubleshooting, see our guide to Connecting to library electronic resources.
Create a stable or durable URL to link to an article using course software, e-mail, Web pages, etc.
You can create a durable URL to link to an article that requires a Bronco NetID sign-in from off campus.
Learn more about finding articles
Watch ResearchPath’s Module 4 video for a step-by-step guide to finding articles.