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New Graduate Students in Comparative Literature and Germanic Studies

a Guide to introduce Graduate Students in Germanic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature to the WU Libraries

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 via ILLiad. The article will be emailed to you.

Finding Articles

  1. Search an appropriate database/online index.
  2. Once you find an article you want, click on .
  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 it in print.
  4. If the article is not available, click on Request Articles, Books and other formats --- Interlibrary Loan . You'll be asked for your . Submit the form and you should receive the article via email in 2-3 days.
  5. For questions, contact Brian (