Find newspaper, magazine, and journal articles in Helena College Library's online databases.
Search everything all at once or choose a specific database for a more targeted approach.
To access the library's resources off-campus, log in with your
NetID (hcs, hce or hcf#) and password.
Article databases provide you with 24-7 access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles via your library through Internet. To help you find a specific database or identify the most appropriate databases for your topic/subject:
If you come across an article you need for your research, and the library does not provide full-text access to it in print or electronic format, request it through our Interlibrary Loan (ILL).
ILL requests can take up to 2 weeks to process, but generally costs nothing.
Depending on the database you are using, you may be able to all or only parts of an article:
Use OneSearch to search across almost all of the library's databases at once for newspaper, magazine, and scholarly journal articles, as well as books and DVDs. Watch the video below to learn the basics.
Not quite all of our databases work in the search box above. EBSCO, our largest collection of databases, provides access to scholarly journal articles not found in OneSearch. Check the "Peer Reviewed" box if you need peer-reviewed articles!
What is a peer-reviewed article?
From Lloyd Sealy Library
In academic publishing, the goal of peer review is to assess the qualityof articles submitted for publication in a scholarly journal. Before an article is deemed appropriate to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, it must undergo the following process:
Because a peer-reviewed journal will not publish articles that fail to meet the standards established for a given discipline, peer-reviewed articles that are accepted for publication exemplify the best research practices in a field.
For more information, check out this short video:
Google Scholar is an easy way to search for scholarly literature online. When searching on-campus, the library's electronic journal holdings will show up in your search results.
If you search from off-campus and you want to see articles the library has access to:
To better use Google Scholar for your research needs, check out Google's search tips.
The library subscribes to 88 print magazine, journal and newspaper titles.
The most recent issues can be found on display in the magazine area of library and are available for check out.