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Access Article Databases

For EWU article databases...

All of our databases may be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet, with your NetID username and password. (This username/password is the same one that you used to initially set up your EWU email account.) Your username is the first letter of your first name, your last name, and the last 2 digits of your EWU ID number.

If you have not created your password, go to See NetID Account for more information. For questions about your EWU ID number, contact IT Help Desk.

Starting your research? Try these databases first!

These article databases are good places to begin your research, or when you just need some articles on your topic.

  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCOhost)
    Full-text articles on all subjects from over 7900 journals, with indexing and abstracts for at least another 4300 journals dating back as far as 1911. Also includes full text articles from over 1100 magazines and trade journals, plus indexing for another 400 non-scholarly titles. Also indexes books, reports, and conference proceedings.
  • Humanities Full Text (EBSCOhost) -- 1984-present
    Covers over 500 core journals and magazines in the humanities (archaeology, art, film, history, journalism, linguistics, literature, music, philosophy, religion, etc.)
    Full-text back files of over 2100 core scholarly journals in the arts, business, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, from the first issue up to 3-5 years ago.
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega (EBSCOhost) -- 1982-present
    Full text articles from over 2300 journals and magazines on all subjects, with indexing for another 1700 periodicals.
  • ProQuest
    Full-text articles from over 3500 journals and magazines, with indexing for another 1500 as far back as 1971; full-text articles from over 1300 regional, national and international newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal; and 1500+ political science journals back to 1974.
  • Sage Journals Online
    Full-text articles from around 500 social sciences & humanities journals, back to 1999. Indexing only for articles older than 1999 & around 30 journals this library does not subscribe to. Click "Sage Content Available to Me" to limit to full text.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science) -- 1992-present
    Indexes articles and analyzes citations from over 3,000 social sciences journals back to 1992. Note that the database automatically searches Science Citation Index as well. Use the limiters in the Search Results screen to narrow your results to specific social science disciplines.
  • Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCOhost) -- 1984-present
    Indexing and abstracts for over 625 social science periodicals, including over 400 peer-reviewed journals. Full text of some 215 journals back to 1995.

In-Depth Research

Not happy with the results from the databases above? Want to go more in-depth on your issue?

  • Business
    Guide to resources for business issues, including company information
  • Applied Technology
    Guide to resources for computer science
  • Library Guides by Subject
    These guides have recommended article databases for more comprehensive searching, along with links to other resources for the discipline.
  • Databases A-Z
    Alphabetical list of all of our databases for finding articles. This does not include the individual online journals and magazines by title. Use the link below Electronic Journals A-Z to access a particular online periodical.
  • Electronic Journals A-Z
    This resource will tell you if a particular journal, magazine or newspaper is available full text in any of our article databases. This does not list every article database -- see the above link Databases A-Z to find a particular database, such as ProQuest or JSTOR.

Find Full-text within a Database

When you are searching in one of the library databases and the article in question isn't available full text right there, look for this icon Check for Full Text iconor a hyperlink that says EWU - Check for Full Text.

Clicking the Check for Full Text button in the databases brings up a screen like this...

 Check for Full Text screen

If the article is available online, it will say Full text available at:[link to database]. In the example above the article is available in Sage Premier.

If the article is not available full text, it will say "No full text available." Click the Find in a Library tab to see if we have it in print or microfilm. The page will look like the image below. Note:

  • the years we have -- for the example below "Latest 5 years only"
  • the location -- JFK Main Level Periodical
  • the call number of the journal -- PC4001 .H7

Find in a Library tab screen

If we do not have it online, nor in print/microfilm, then you may request it via Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Use the link on either the View Online tab or the Find in a Library tab.


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