Bachelor of Arts: Databases & Journals

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Key databases available for Arts students and how to search for journal articles.

Searching for journal articles

You can find online journal articles in two ways.


Select the "Journal articles" button on the Library search box and enter your search terms.
Limit your search results to "Full Text".
You can further refine your search by publication date and if required, limit to peer-reviewed articles.

You can also use databases to find journal articles.
Select your database from the alphabetical listing, or browse by subject to find a relevant database.
Enter your keywords and refine your search as required.


If you are accessing online resources off-campus, you will need to enter your MyVU login when prompted.

Arts & Humanities databases

Search for journal articles and video content in these Arts and Humanities databases:

Find more databases in our complete listing of A-Z databases.