New interface libguide searching specific journals
When should you search in a
0 Your instructor may require that you use
articles from a given journal or journals.
0 This presentation will show you how to find
and search in those journals.
The Library Website
You have been instructed to find the
Mayor E., Bangerter A. & Aribot M. (2012). Task
uncertainty and communication during nursing shift
handovers. Journal of Advanced Nursing 68(9),
1956–1966. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05880.x
Click on the link “Journals A
to Z” at the far right of the
Type the title of your journal
0Type the title of the journal you need to use
into the box called “Title.” You need to spell
your title correctly.
0Your journal may appear in a list.
0Click on the title, then click on “Go.”
0When you see the red title, click on it.
0NOTE: If we don’t have the journal you’re
looking for, you’ll find out at this point. Call
your librarian for help.
Now you need to log in
0Your ID is your student ID number, and the
PIN is the last four digits of your Social
0Once you log in, you will see a link to your
0NOTE: This page tells you about the
availability of your journal. In this
particular case, the last twelve months is
not available in full text format. This is
called an embargo.
Searching for your article
0Click on the “Full Text Online” link.
0There are two ways to find your article.
0The easier way is to find the specific
issue. If you have the volume, issue and
page number for your article, click on
the appropriate year, then choose the
appropriate volume and issue.
Opening your article
0Scroll down the list of results to find the
correct page number for your article.
0Click on “PDF Full Text” to open your
Searching within the journal
0If you do not have the volume or issue
number for your article, you can search
within the journal by title or author. An
author search is usually more successful.
0If there are more than two authors, you
do not need to use more than two of the
authors’ names. Only search by last
Using article tools
0Once your article is open, the tools menu to
the right has several options that will save
you time and trouble.
0The print and email icons at the top of the
page will allow you to save the article by
printing it or emailing it to yourself.
0When printing or emailing an article, you
can choose to have it sent or printed with
the APA citation attached.
0The yellow sheet of paper is a “Cite” icon.
That will give you a jump start on the APA
citation for your article.
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