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How to Find Articles

Having trouble finding articles? Find out where to start, and what to do when the article you need is not available at the STLCOP Library.

Identifying Print Journals

Journals in Print

If you see either of the two screens below, the article you are looking for is in print at the Library.

Off-Campus Users

Off-campus users:

We will scan and email articles from the print collection if you are...

  • Off-campus for a rotation
  • Off-campus during a break or for the summer
  • A Preceptor or Resident
  • A faculty member that is not able to make it to campus

If any of these apply to you, please fill out an Interlibrary Loan request form and note that you are off-campus.

On-Campus Users

On-campus Students:

Please stop by the Library Service Desk, and we will help you find your article. 


Locating Journals

Our journal collection is split between the two floors of the collection area: the mezzanine View from the Mezzanine overlooking the lower leveland the lower level.

  • Mezzanine
    • Journals: A-O
  • Lower Level
    • Journals: P-Z
    • New Journals (current year) and Popular Magazines
    • Newspapers

Journals are shelved alphabetically by title, then in chronological order--from the oldest issue to the newest of each journal. To help you navigate the journals, look for the signs on the front side of each shelf.