When you're looking for articles relating to a specific topic, journal article databases are a good place to begin. While some individual journal articles may be found in the Reed College Catalog (using the Reed + Summit + Articles option,) most are not. Using one of the recommended databases below will give you more comprehensive results. Citations in Reed's databases will usually include a link to access the full text of the article or find a print copy. See this example.
What if you have a citation for a journal article (for example, one you found in a book or got from a professor) and want to access the article itself? You'll need to search for the title of the journal in the library catalog to find out if we have access to the journal. Select the option "Reed Library Only" when searching for title of journals. Your search results will include any print or electronic holdings for the journal you need. If the article you are looking for is not available at Reed, you can request it from Interlibrary loan. ILL is the only way to get articles not available at Reed.