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Using the Local Catalog to See if the Library has a Journal

  • Search for the journal (NOT article) title in the Local Catalog, like in the example below. 
  • If you have trouble, call the Research Help Desk at 405-325-4142 or AskUs.


When you search for a journal title like this:



You will get a screen like this:


screen shot of record for American Historical Review


And if you click "Online access" you'll see something like in this screenshot:


screen shot of what catalog looks like for journal holdings


  • Every database is different, but the next screen will probably allow you to choose the year you need.
  • If the issues aren't listed on that page, look for words like "archive" or "issues" or "back issues" to get to the year you need.