How to Find Journals
- See the three pages under "Find Journals" for help locating journals within Discover Local and databases, and beyond OU.
- You can also search for journals using this Journal Search Page
- For additional tips see Finding Journals (by History Librarian Laurie Scrivener)
NOTE: If you are researching a topic over a wide range of periodicals, your search should focus on DATABASES (See "Find Articles" section at left).
USING JOURNALS FOR RESEARCH
- Journals can be used in research as primary sources (when looking for original historical materials) or as secondary sources (when looking for recent scholarship)
- Browsing journals by issues and/or tables of content is a good way to get familiar with their scope.
- Journals may be available to you in print, in microform, or in digitized versions
- Journals may be scholarly or may be directed to a more general audience