Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

European Union and European Studies: Article Databases

This guide provides an introduction to the UIUC Library's collections and services for EU and European Studies

Finding Articles

Step One: Finding your database

You have a research topic and now you need a relevant database to search. To do this, just turn to one of the side boxes for lists of relevant databases.  Remember - if one database isn't giving you the results you want, feel free to switch to another database.

Step Two: Finding online articles

There are three ways to find online articles:

  1. Directly through a database, which will provide a link to online articles through the Library's Discover Full Text (Note: it's in a blue box).
  2. Through the Library's Journal and Article Locator
  3. You can also search for journals (but not articles) via the Primo Library Catalog's Journal Search.
What if my article is not available online in full-text?

Step Three: Finding print articles

Not everything is available in electronic format. During the Covid-19 pandemic the Library will be providing scans of print articles in its collections. You can request scans via Document Delivery.

 

What if the library doesn't have an article?

 

Step Four: Interlibrary Loan

If your article is not available in full-text online and it is not available in print, you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery. Make sure to choose "Request a photocopy" and fill out the entire form, including the source of the citation. This process typically takes 7-10 days, so plan ahead! Interlibrary Loan will most likely deliver your article as a .pdf file to your email address.

EU Studies Databases

European Studies Databases