All of these databases can be accessed from home or at the Library. You can find full text articles, most of which can then be saved to your computer or portable device, emailed, or printed for your convenience.

Did you know you can search for journal articles right in our catalog? Learn more about article search here.

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Explora offers an easy-to-search interface to search for magazine and newspaper articles, books and other reference materials on a variety of topics. Watch the Tutorial


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Academic Search Premier offers access to peer-reviewed full-text journals, magazines and other valuable resources. This site is ideal when looking for sources to cite for a paper or personal research.  Watch the Tutorial  



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Are you looking for sources to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. Click Choose Databases near the search box to search multiple resources at once. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. Watch the Tutorial



Are you looking for a book, movie, or CD that is not owned by any libraries in the SWAN system? Discover which libraries do own the item using WorldCat. If you find an item you want to request, use our request form or contact us at 708-395-1217.


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