Articles appear in publications called magazines, journals, periodicals, and newspapers.
Use articles to find:
Periodicals, journals, magazines fall into 'categories' determined by their overall purpose.
Use critical thinking skills when deciding whether an article is appropriate to use.
Consider the following:
Criteria list taken in whole from:
Howard, Rebecca Moore. Writing Matters: A Handbook for Writing & Research. Customized for Marquette University. New York: McGraw Hill, 2010. Print.
Here's a short video showing how Find it @ MU works. (About 4 minutes long.)
Two common ways to find out if the Libraries have access to the articles you need:
Click on in the article citation. Another window / tab opens with two possible options:
The MARQCAT record will indicate what years we have in print and/or online, providing call number locations for the print and links to the e-journal. Once at the e-journal, navigate to the volume, issue and page that you need.
Didn't find the article/journal using Find it @MU or MARQCAT? Request the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILL) by clicking on the link at the bottom of the Find it @MU window or tab. Learn more about ILL here.
Ever wonder why the full-text isn't there? Watch this short video about the Business of Information.