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New Faculty & Students: Romance Languages & Literatures and Latin American Studies

Finding Articles

  1. Search an appropriate database/online index.
  2. Once you find an article you want, click on .
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  3. A new window will appear showing whether the article is available online. If not, use the WU Catalog links to check whether we have the journal or book in print.
  4. Try pasting the article or chapter title into Google Scholar; sometimes you can find freely available versions that way
  5. If the article is not available, click on Interlibrary Loan or ILLIAD. You'll be asked for your . Submit the form.
  6. For questions, contact Daria (carson-dussan  AT 

Tips for Finding a Specific Article

  • Search for the journal title (NOT the article title) in the WU Classic Catalog and look for the volume you need.
  • Search the A-Z title list of electronic journals 
  • If WU doesn't have the volume in print or online, fill out an Interlibrary Loan request. This is a free service for Danforth faculty, staff and students.
  • Search the article title in Google Scholar; this may retrieve author versions in other repositories, too.
  • If prompted with an error message while using Google Scholar, try your search through the widget on this guide:

Q. Why am I getting an error trying to access Google Scholar?