Find Magazine & Journal Articles
The resources listed below are just some of the subject-focused indexes to journal and magazine articles available through the MSU Libraries. Go to our Articles and Research Databases page to see all of your options. Many of the online indexes provide easy access to the full-text of articles; but ASK FOR HELP! if you run into any problems.
Finding Full Text
The full text of many articles is available through our databases. If the full text of a specific article doesn't seem to be linked directly from the database, here are your other options for getting the full text.
Use the link within a database. If the article is in a journal to which we subscribe, you will either get linked right to that article (electronic access) or be linked into the library catalog to get a call number so you can find the journal in the library (print access). If we don't subscribe to the journal, you will find a link to get in to Request It! for interlibrary loan - make a request and we will get a copy from another library for you.
If you have a citation for which you are trying to find full text, use the Journals by Title list to look for the journal by title. Journals by Title lists all our periodicals holdings, both electronic and print. If we subscribe, this list is a quick way to find that out. Again, if we do have the journal, you will be linked to electronic access or to the catalog to get a call number.
If the library does not subscribe to a journal, you can request your article through interlibrary loan and we will get a copy for you from another library. You log in to Request It!, the Library's interlibrary loan service, using the same username and password you use for D2L (Net/ID and associated password).