Search Everything searches across the library's catalog and many of its databases in a single search. This is the default search box (Search Everything) on the library home page.
Because the results are so broad, learn to refine your results by using the toggle boxes on the left of the results screen. You can narrow a search in the following ways (among others):
For a complex or advanced search it is more effective to use a subject-specific database, such as Communication and Mass Media Complete.
Periodicals are publications issued at regular intervals (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly) such as newspapers, magazines, and journals.
Many periodicals are originally published in print form (available at newsstands and through subscription). The library subscribes to databases that offer an electronic version of the text of selected articles from many periodicals.
Use periodicals for current information, for latest trends and research, for hard to find information, and for briefer coverage than books.
See the tab above "Types of Periodicals" - to determine if a periodical is scholarly or "peer-reviewed," as opposed to being a popular magazine or a trade publication.
Selected Indexes to Articles in Popular Periodicals and Trade Journals
Look for a check box on the search screen or the results screen to limit a search to Peer-Reviewed, Academic, or Scholarly articles.
If you have the citation for a periodical article