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How do I find journals?

A guide to how to find journals for your research.

Getting Started

I am looking for journal articles on a specific topic.

  1. Begin with our How do I find articles? guide.

I know the journal I'm looking for / I have a citation.

  1. Search Articles Plus to see if the article is included.  Watch 45-second video.

  2. Check the Ejournals database to see if the journal is available online. Step-by-step instructions.

  3. If it is not online, check the Library Catalog to see if the journal is available in print or microfilm.  Step-by-step instructions.

  4. If it is not available at the Library, request the article via Interlibrary Loan.   More information.

I'd like to review several issues of a specific journal.

  1. Check the Ejournals database to see if the journal is available online. Step-by-step instructions.

  2. If it is not online, check the Library Catalog to see if the journal is available in print or microfilm.  Step-by-step instructions.

  3. If it is not available at the Library, check WorldCat to see if the journal is available at other libraries. Instructions.

I would like to identify important journals in my field.

  1. Review our guide to finding and evaluating journals.

  2. The Library's research guides by subject often include links to key journals in a field.

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