Answered By: Kyle Nelson
Last Updated: Nov 25, 2019     Views: 403

To find journal articles:

  • Start at
  • Enter your keywords in the catalog search box
  • Use the Limit By Source Types left sidebar option and choose Academic Journals
    • Further limit journal articles to Peer Reviewed, if necessary

*Note: Sometimes the above method does not display all content in all our databases. (Databases are gold mines of journal articles and often link to related articles and citations.)


To find a database in your field of study:

  • Start at
  • Click on Databases
  • Use the By Subject or By Type dropdown menus for lists of databases in your field
    • Don't worry, if you are overwhelmed, we're here to help. Contact us any time!
  • Click on the arrow next to the database title for a description
  • Search individual databases using keywords

*Note: If you locate an article or citation that is not owned in full text by the UNM Libraries, you can request a copy through Interlibrary Loan and Library Express.

*Note: Non-UNM patrons can access online subscription databases through the New Mexico State Library service El Portal.


ProTip - Once you find one good journal article, use that article's bibliography to find more!

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