Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017 Views: 159
You can find a journal by going to the library homepage, and selecting Periodical Finder under the "Find Books, Articles, & More" drop down in the gray bar at the top of the page. You can either search for journals by Title, Subject, or ISSN/ISBN, Browse by Title, or Browse by Subject.
To search by title, subject, or ISBN
- Enter the title, subject, or ISSN/ISBN in the search box an press search
- Your results will appear
- You will see a list of databases that have the journal. Be sure to look carefully at the dates before selecting a database. In this example, Computing Database only has coverage until October 31, 2001. If you want more recent coverage, your best bet would be Business Source Ultimate.
- Once you are in the database, you can browse issues by date or search for a particular keyword or article.
To browse by title
- You can browse for journals by title by using the "Browse By Journal Title" alphabet located underneath the search box.
- If your journal starts with a B, click B and a new page will appear. You can limit your results by selecting "peer reviewed journals," indicating a subject, or selecting a publisher.
- Once you find the journal you are looking for, you will want to select the database that has the best date range for you to search in or locate a specific article.
Browse by discipline
- You can browse for journals by discipline by using the "Browse by Discipline" area located below the "Browse by Journal Title" alphabet.
- You can select the discipline you are looking to explore, for example, Engineering.
- Your results will open on a new page. You can limit your results by selecting peer reviewed journals, selecting a narrower subject(s) (for example, mechanical engineering), or by indicating a source type.
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