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Using the Library: Finding Articles

Finding Articles

The library provides access to 200+ searchable research databases containing millions of articlesThese articles are not available through open web search engines like Google. Some are multidisciplinary databases that cover a range of subjects, while others cover specific academic disciplines and subjects.

Which database is right for you?

General & Interdisciplinary Research Databases

Off-Campus Access

UNC Asheville students, faculty and staff can log into library online resources using their university email username and password.

More information about online resource access >

Finding Full Text

You may come across an article entry that only shows citation and abstract information. This is a good first step because now you know that the article exists and now all you need to do is locate the full text.

  1. Click the Find Full Text button or choose the Journal Finder Search on our homepage.
    You may find that the article is available in another database or in a print journal in the library. 
  2. If the article doesn't seem to be available, submit an Interlibrary Loan request.
  3. If you aren't sure, email your question to