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WR 121 College Writing: Search for Articles

Search the PSU Library Catalog for Articles

Start your search for scholarly articles at the PSU Library catalog by selecting the Resource Type, Articles or Newspaper Articles or Peer Reviewed Journals (just search one type of article at a time). Limit your search to the last five to ten years to see the most current research on your topic. Be sure to Sign In so that you can add relevant articles to your eShelf for easy access. Pertinent articles may include a Similar Articles tab where you will find six to eight articles like the one that you are interested in.

Scholarly Article Databases

Newspaper Databases

Search for Known Article Title in the PSU Library Catalog

Search the PSU Library Catalog for articles in selected databases. This screenshot of a journal article citation shows that you can access the article full text by selecting the green link, Online Access. Sign into the PSU Library catalog to access the article. Note that the article can be available in more than one database.

Image of Online Access link to an online article

image of databases for an online article in the catalog