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The library subscribes to over 60 databases covering different subjects.

Frequently-used databases:

Full list of databases:

Accessing Databases from Off-Campus

From off-campus, log-in to the databases using your TIU username and password. (This is what you use to log into your Trinity email, myTIU, and Moodle.)

If you need help with your password, contact IT.

Finding Full-Text of Journals

If you have a citation to a specific journal, here is how you can see if it is available online:

  • Search in TrinCat for the journal title. Be sure to search the journal title, not the article title.
  • On the results page, check the location of the journal. If it says "Deerfield Periodical Collection" it is in print in the library.
  • If it says "Electronic Journal" it is available online. Check the dates to make sure the year you want is available.
  • If it is not in TrinCat, you can request the article by requesting through WorldShare.

Search TrinCat for a journal:

Requesting Articles from Other Libraries

  • If we do not have a journal article you need in either print or electronic format, you may request a copy of that article through WorldShare.
  • There is no charge for journal articles.
  • Articles will be delivered in electronic format to your WorldShare account.
  • See the help page for WorldShare for more information.

Articles versus Essays?

Q. What's the difference between articles and essays?

A.  Articles are published in journals while essays are individually authored chapters of edited books. In Atla they are distinguished by looking at publication type, either article or essay. For an article the source will be a journal title whereas the source for an essay will be a book title. Atla has many full text articles, but no full text essays. You will need to search TrinCat or I-Share to find a copy of the book in which the essay is published.