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NUsearch: Find a book

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Finding An Article Using NUsearch

More information about finding books in NUsearch

Finding Articles

  • Search library databases:  Northwestern has access to millions of articles not available through Google
  • Use keyword searching effectively, try different combinations:  user behavior AND information systems; users AND software; studies AND end users
  • Limit your search to fit the parameters of your topic
  • Evaluate the types of resources available
  • If full text is not available through a database obtain articles using FindIt button and Interlibrary Loan

Use the Articles tab on this guide to find subject specific databases.  A great place to begin looking for articles in a general acadmic database:

I Need It But You Don't Have It

Need a book from another library?  Ask the Interlibrary Loan staff, link below. Tip: watch the 2-minute Video Tutorial (see adjacent tab) for how to use your Interlibrary Loan account).

Need an article PDF scanned and sent to you? Log into (or create) your interlibrary loan account.  You may also check the status of your interlibrary loan requests here.

Need assistance? Contact the Interlibrary Loan Department.