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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.

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The majority of our assets are available in electronic format at

Databases & Journals

Not sure where to start? 

Use databases to find articles from journals, newspapers, and magazines (periodicals). In a multidisciplinary or subject-specific database, you can search by article author, title, or keyword 

If you want to browse a specific journal, you can use the All Journal Titles page to browse or search within a single journal. 

Looking for a specific article?

Looking for a specific article?

If you have an article citation and are looking for full-text, try ‚ÄčSearching by Journal Title 

STLCOP Full-Text Links

Where is the full-text?

Depending on the database you are searching, you may see any one of the STLCOP Full-Text links shown below. These links will take you to a copy of your article or a link to request it through Interlibrary Loan. 

Not seeing a full-text link?

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