Access to library databases is controlled through IP recognition on our proxy server.
If you are off-campus and click on links to databases you will see this login form .
Enter your Mount Login to authenticate your access.
|Library databases get their information from professionals or experts in the field.||Websites may be written by anyone regardless of expertise.|
|Library databases contain published works where facts are checked.||Website content is not necessarily checked by an expert.|
|Library databases are easy to cite in a bibliography and may create the citation for you.||Websites often don't provide the information necessary to create a complete citation.|
|Library databases can help you narrow your topic or suggest related subjects.||Websites often aren't organized to support a student's research needs.|
|Library databases are updated frequently and include the date of publication.||Websites may not indicate when a page is updated.|
Use the Library's Article Databases when you:
Browse the Internet when you:
Finding scholarly articles and journals is sometimes easier done by searching for the journal title in the Journal Finder.
Publication and ownership of journals is so widely dispersed in the world and most of these publications are not in the public domain.
Links within the Journal Finder will take you to journals to which Phillips Library subscribes.