Answered By: Ian Fraser
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016     Views: 193

The way you search for journal articles will depend on what you know about the article you're looking for.

Ask yourself: Do I know all the information about the article (title, journal title, volume issue, etc.)?; or do I just have a subject/topic I want to explore?

If you know all the information go to the Journal Search, and type the title of the journal. This will give you a choice of Databases that include the full-text of the journal. Select the database(s) that include the year you are looking for. Navigate the database to the appropriate volume, issue, and page number.

If you want to explore a particular topic, select a Database to search. Different databases index different journals. Try searching more than one and keep track of the appropriate articles you find.

For more help, visit the Reference Desk on the 4th floor Centennial Hall. You can also contact us by email or by phone at 204.786.9815.

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