Journal Title Search
If you know the name of the journal you want to search, use the Journal Title Search to see if it is available in print or online from the library.
Finding articles in a database:
JSTOR contains hundreds of scholarly journals from all disciplines. Full text coverage varies by journal.
Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Premier is a multi-disciplinary database designed specifically for academic institutions. It includes articles from academic journals, popular magazines, and major newspapers.
Academic OneFile (Gale)
Academic OneFile offers sources on a wide range of topics from scholarly journals and magazines and newspapers.
ProQuest News & Newspapers
Provides full text coverage of thousands of U.S. newspapers.
To learn about the difference between magazines and scholarly publications, watch this video from Northeastern Illinois Univerity.
To learn about the Elements of Research Article, watch this video from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Note: Your chat question may be directed to a librarian from another college when Normandale librarians are unavailable.
In order to access databases and other Library resources from off campus, login with your StarID and password when prompted. Off-campus access to library databases is only available to current Normandale students, staff, and faculty.
A guide to citations in ASA style, based on the American Sociological Association (ASA) Style Guide, 5th edition.
ASA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL at Purdue)
"This resource covers American Sociological Association (ASA) style and includes information about manuscript formatting, in-text citations, formatting the references page, and accepted manuscript writing style."