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Harry Potter at David Lam Library

Searching for articles


You can search for scholarly articles in one of the library's many online databases. Here is a list of library databases as well as search tips for finding articles in databases. Learn more about journal articles to help you find useful resources.

Click here for more information about accessing databases from off campus.


Additionally, you can search our catalogue, Summon which retrieves resources from a variety of online journals and databases. Please keep in mind that not everything we have is available via Summon. For this reason, it is very important to search in databases in addition to Summon.

Here is an example of a search for Harry Potter in Summon. By using quotation marks, we are limiting our search to materials that contain the phrase "Harry Potter".

Select Scholarly Articles on Harry Potter