Articles

Articles are good sources of current, specific, and detailed information.

Find Articles Using OneSearch

OneSearch allows you to search for articles, and is good for general searches across multiple subjects. For precise searching, you will want to use individual subject databases.

Please note that not all library resources are indexed in OneSearch. The library has many more articles that you can find by searching individual databases.

  • Type search terms into the search box and click 'Search'.
  • If required by your assignment, narrow your search to only include peer reviewed articles by clicking 'Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Journals' under 'Limit to' on the left.
  • You can get to the full text of the article if the library subscribes to the resource. In some cases, you will be taken to the database that holds the article, but not directly to the full text. In this case, find the article by searching for the title or finding it by the year, issue, volume, and page number.
  • If you experience difficulties when trying to access an article, please report this to reference@bridgeport.edu. Please give us the URL for the article and tell us about the problem. We will work to fix it.
  • If the library doesn't subscribe to the full-text of your article, order it through the interlibrary loan link and it will be emailed to you as soon as another library can supply it. The software will fill in everything about the article. You only need to fill in information about yourself and when you need the article.

Find Articles Using Databases

  • OneSearch is great for general searches, but if your topic is fairly specific you will want to utilize an individual database instead.
  • You can look through an alphabetized list of databases which includes a small search box to filter databases by specific subjects.
  • Click on the title of the database to access it. You will notice some databases have links to tutorial videos. If you are having difficulty using a database, or have never used it before and would like an introduction, these tutorials are an excellent place to start. You can also ask a Librarian for assistance.

Find Articles Using eJournal Finder

eJournal Finder allows you to search the titles of online journals that you have access to through the library.

  • If the library subscribes to this journal, you will see it in the list of search results.
  • Click on the journal's title and a new window will open.
  • Click 'Full Text Access' to see if there are ways to access the full text of this journal.
  • If the date you need is listed, click through to the journal article.