You might like to start your search for journal articles at the BU One Stop Search on the Library Home page. It will search a selection of the journal articles to which we provide access. You can search for books and other materials at the same time, or click the tab labelled Journal Articles to search for articles and dissertations/theses specifically.
Note that newspaper articles are generally NOT included in results in a One Stop Search. They may be located in some of the other databases noted below.
Databases may index a variety of materials/formats, including journal articles. To see a list of the databases to which BU provides access, look here:
To see a list of the databases arranged by Subject to which BU provides access, see here:
To see a list of databases to which BU provides access indexing material on Gender & Women's Studies, click here:
The titles of print journals (not articles, but titles) may be searched on One Stop Search. To see a list of journal to which BU provides access online, see here:
If you're not on campus, you'll be asked to log in before connecting to a database. Use your BU password/user id.
All articles located via the BU Library One Stop Search should be available Full text online by following the links in the result. Other databases may not provide Full text access to all their results.
If an article is not in our library or online, you may want to Inter-library Loan. For information about ILL, see here.
Find something you can't access online? Consider an InterLibrary Loan:
Trying to figure out if the journal you're using is an academic journal? Try searching the title of your journal in Ulrichsweb - this database is not for searching articles, but finding information about journal titles.
You may browse material in several ways here - for example, the Series option includes Black American, Campus Underground, Feminist, GI Press, LGBT, Latino, Little Magazine, Native American, and Right-Wing.