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Mechanical Engineering: Find a SPECIFIC article

Finding a Specific Article Online

  • Leave the main search box blank and click on the red search button.
  • At the top of the next page, above the searchbox, click on the tab that says "Find Item by Citation".
  • Fill out the form with as much information as possible and click on the Submit button.   For example, if you were looking for the following article:
  • Anthony, Kathryn E., and Timothy L. Sellnow. "Information acquisition, perception, preference, and convergence by Gulf Coast residents in the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina crisis." Argumentation and Advocacy 48.2 (2011): 81+.                                                            
  • The results page will list databases that should include the article.  Click on any database link. (If you don't get any results, all is not lost, click here)
  • You should see a link* where you can read or download the article. 
  • *The citation search is not compatible with all of the library's databases,but you can find out if any of those databases include the journal that you're looking for.  To find out, 

Iinterlibrary loan

Interlibrary loan


Need an article or book hat's not available through the Detroit Mercy databases?  We can usually get it for you free from another library.  FIll out the form here:

(Note that it may take from 7-10 days to arrive, sometimes longer, depending on which library sends it to us.)