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Spanish 260 - Introduction to Hispanic Literature: Home

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Finding Scholarly Journal Articles

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Finding Scholarly Journal Articles through the I-Search Discovery Tool

The I-Search Discovery Tool is a Google like search box that searches multiple library databases. To find scholarly journal articles, put in your search terms and when you find your results, limit your results to Schoarly Journal articles on the left side of the page.

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Interlibrary Loan


1. Check our Online Catalog to determine whether IUP owns the book or item locally, and whether it is available to view or check out.

2. If the book or item you want is not owned by IUP, use PALCI E-ZBorrow to submit a request for the item. Most requests submitted through PALCI are received within one week.


1. Check the E-Journal Portal and the Online Catalog to determine whether the article can be found in IUP’s collections, either as a print article or in electronic form.

2. If the article is not available in IUP’s collections, use ILLIAD to submit a request for the article.