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Journal Articles

Find journal articles in the many databases the library subscribes to.

Off campus? Log in using your Principia username and password, just like you are logging into your Principia email.

When conducting theatre research, search using these elements:

  • Playwright's name
  • Name of playMap symbol theatre 02.svg
  • Alternate spellings/name of play
  • Genre
  • Performers
  • Actors/actresses
  • Acting company
  • Places
  • Themes
  • Characters
  • Symbolism
  • Reviews
  • Criticism
  • Notices

Other things to consider:

  • Combine the above elements with the appropriate logic operator
  • Are there multiple ways to describe a play? playwright? etc.
  • Be cautious how you truncate a search term, you could retrieve irrelevant results.

If you still aren't sure, ask a librarian.

From an EbscoHost database,

  • Click on the detailed record for the article.
  • Click on the link “Request document via interlibrary loan” and complete the form.

Otherwise, please fill out this Article Request Form.

Questions? Contact Diane Wingert at 618.374.5074 or