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Answered By: Kathy Clark
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014     Views: 0

To determine if the Phillips Library has your article, follow these steps:

From the Phillips Library homepage click on "Find Articles"

You will need the complete citation for the article you are looking for.  The complete citation includes author, title of article, title of journal, volume/issue numbers and page numbers.

If you have the complete citation:

  1. Click on "Looking for a Specific Article"
  2. Enter the journal title where your article is published
  3. Click on the database that provides access to that journal
  4. Find the volume/issue number
  5. Find the specific article

If none of the databases we subscribe to has the journal you are looking for we can request the item from another library.  Email the entire citation along with your full name, email and AU ID number to

If you do not have the complete citation:

  1. Click on "Looking for Any Article on a Specific Subject." This brings you to our alphabetical list of databases.
  2. Select any EBSCO database (most of our databases come from EBSCO so you have the best chance of finding it here."
  3. Make sure to select all EBSCO databases
  4. Search for the title of your article by putting the "article title" in quotes.

If your article is not indexed in the EBSCO databases you can try the same process with JSTOR and ProQuest.  For further assistance please contact an Information Services Librarian.