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How to Find the Journals

Finding Journals

If you find a citation to a journal article in a bibliography or get a recommendation of a journal title from a professor, and aren't sure where to find it, go to Discover Local, the library's catalog, and do a search for the journal title.

The example below demonstrates how to find the journal American Historical Review.

Search for the Journal Title in Discover Local

Type in the title of the journal in Discover Local (the catalog) like this:



And you will get this:


The journal is available online.

When you click "Online access" you'll see something like this:



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.