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Need help finding a specific journal or article from a citation?

Specific Journal

The easiest way to find out if the library has a specific journal is to select the Journals tab on the library's home page. Type in the name of the journal, which searches the library's holdings. You can also use Find a specific journal, magazine or newspaper subscription (look on the right hand side of the page). Both options provide linked access to electronic magazines, journals, and newspapers, either as stand-alone electronic titles, or as part of article databases. The results list will include any print holdings we might have as well. 

Specific Article

To get an article for which you have a citation (in other words, you know the author, article title, journal title, year, volume, and page numbers), go to Find a specific article from the citation (look on the right hand side of the page) and fill in the form to search our collections for that article.  It will let you know if we have it in full text or in print in the library.

If you only have partial information about an article, select the Articles tab on the library's home page and put in whatever details you have. The results list will often include the article you're looking for.

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