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Research Help: Finding Articles

Database Articles vs. the Web

Why should you use the articles found through the Mercyhurst Library's databases instead of the Web?

View this video to find out:

Where to Find Articles

The Mercyhurst Library's subscribe to many journals and databases filled with authoritative articles, book chapters, research reports, statistics, and more from thousands of respected publications.


Search our journals by title, ISSN, subject, or association or browse by subject.

Indexes and Databases

Browse the list of indexes and databases that we subscribe to at the Mercyhurst Library's. Under each one is a short description--some databases are subject specific while others cover many different topics.

For help searching the journals and databases, contact the Systems and Teaching Librarian or use the Ask A Librarian page for more help.

You can also check out some searching tutorials and guides here:

Google Scholar

Interlibrary Loan

Find a journal we don't have at Mercyhurst? You can request articles and other materials through our Interlibrary Loan service provided by Hammermill Library.

Interlibrary Loan
Our ILL service allows you to request articles, books, chapters from books, and conference proceedings to request from libraries all over the country. Choose the material you'd like to request, log in using your Name and Mercyhurst ID Number, then fill out the form as completly as possible and click 'Submit This Request'.

*Please check the library holdings before requesting materials through this service!