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English 404: American Modernisms: Identity Formations in 1920s Literature: How To Find Cited Material

Does Simmons have the full-text journal article you need?

Once you've determined the publication type and know that you are looking for a journal article, the next step is to find out whether Simmons provides access to the full text of the article you want.  Below are the steps to take to find the article at Simmons:





Borrow an Article through Interlibrary Loan

If Simmons doesn't have the article you need, you can always borrow it through Interlibrary Loan.  Just enter your Simmons user name and password to make an ILL request online.  You can also request an article directly from a database like this:


Is the book you want in the Simmons Library?

Now that you know you're looking for a book--either a monograph or an anthology of essays--you can find it in the Simmons Library by searching for it in the library catalog, from the library website or by using the search box below.  If Simmons doesn't have the book, try searching WorldCat to see if it's in another local library or request it through Interlibary Loan.

Still can't find a book? Try WorldCat.

If you don't find the book you need in Simmons' catalog, search WorldCat to locate it in other local libraries or in libraries around the world.

Search with WorldCat

Where in the world is that book?

WorldCat will tell you whether the book you want is in a local library or if you'll need to request it through Interlibrary Loan.  When you're searching for a book in other libraries, make sure to click the button next to "Stay on www.worldcat.org."  Click the book's title and on the next page, scroll down to see the libraries that have it. The closest libraries that have the book will be listed first.



Borrow a Book through Interlibrary Loan

If Simmons doesn't have the book you need, you can always borrow it through Interlibrary Loan.  Just enter your Simmons user name and password to make an ILL request online.  You can also request a book directly from WorldCat like this: