Answered By: Chris Clouser
Last Updated: Nov 05, 2019     Views: 104

One option is to use the IUP Libraries' Discovery Search on the libraries' main webpage www.iup.edu/library.  In the Search Our Collections box, enter a few words that describe your topic and click search. 

On the search results page, use the limits on the right hand side of the page to narrow your search.  Under the Format heading, you can limit to articles.  If you are looking for articles found in peer-reviewed journals, click on the peer-reviewed journals limit under the Resource Type heading.

Watch a video on using the Discovery Search.

Another option is to use the Library Databases.  Library databases provide access to articles from popular magazines, newspaper, and scholarly journals.  From the main library webpage, click on the red Library Databases button.  This will give you a list of all the databases available to you. Select the database you want from the alphabetic list or use the Subject drop-down menu to choose a database by subject.

Watch a video on selecting a Library Database.

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Reference Hours

During winter break a reference librarian is available to assist you from 10am to 4pm on the following days: 

Thursday, December 17– Wednesday, December 23;  
Thursday, December 24 - Thursday, December 31; and
Monday, January 4 – Friday, January 8, 2021;

 

Library Hours 

In-person assistance is only available on days the library is open during the winter session. Make sure to check the Exceptions to Regular Hours before you visit!

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