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Student Guide: Find Articles
Student guide for navigating to the library resources available through Kean University's Nancy Thompson Learning Commons.
JSTOR (ITHAKA)Provides archival access to scholarly journals in wide-ranging academic disciplines; JSTOR does not provide the most recent issues but instead provides access to a journal's older issues.
Periodicals Archive Online (ProQuest)Provides archival access to journals in the arts, humanities and social sciences; Periodicals Archive Online does not provide the most recent issues but instead provides access to a journal's older issues.
Research Library (ProQuest) (VALE)Provides periodical literature in major core academic subject areas covering subjects such as the arts, business, education, health, humanities, international studies, multicultural studies, sciences, and social sciences.
SAGE KnowledgeProvides reference resources such as subject-focused dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference materials published by SAGE.
Already Have an Article Citation?
Select the Periodicals List when you know the title of a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper and you want to find out if it is available at the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons. The list will link directly to titles that are available electronically.
Click the link listed below for help with finding periodicals:
Request Articles from Other Libraries through Interlibrary Loan
Books or journal articles not owned by the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons may be requested from other libraries through interlibrary loan. Patrons will be notified by e-mail when books are ready to be picked up at the Circulation Desk. Books will be due back to the Learning Commons by the specified due date. Copies of articles and book chapters will be emailed to the patron. Select the appropriate form from the page linked below, then complete and submit the form online.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain library services, such as physical course reserves, are temporarily suspended.
Locating Periodicals in Other Libraries
Check the New Jersey Union List of Serials to determine if a periodical is available in a library in New Jersey. It is important to confirm that a library permits public access and highly recommended to verify library holdings before making a trip.