Finding journals by title


Published on

How to find University of Oxford e-Journals.

Published in: Education, Sports
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Finding journals by title

  1. 1. Finding journals by title Oxford University e-Journals
  2. 2. 3 steps for finding journals by title <ul><li>Check Oxford University e-Journals </li></ul><ul><li>if you don’t find the journal you want… </li></ul><ul><li>Check Westlaw (for UK and non UK journals) </li></ul><ul><li>if you still don’t find the journal you want… </li></ul><ul><li>3. If the journal is from outside the UK check Lexis Nexis Butterworths </li></ul><ul><li>if you don’t find the journal you want… </li></ul><ul><li>4. If you still haven’t found the journal it may not be available online. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To check e-mail [email_address] . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To find a print copy in the Library check the Library catalogue @ </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Oxford University e-Journals
  4. 4. Oxford University e-Journals <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>The best way of finding journals by title </li></ul><ul><li>A-Z of online journals with links to full text </li></ul><ul><li>Not suitable for subject or author searching </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Enter full words from the Journal title </li></ul><ul><li>Do not search by article title, subject, keywords, citation or author name. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not abbreviate the journal name e.g. Human Rights Quarterly not HRQ </li></ul><ul><li>If your citation includes an abbreviation that you don’t recognise use the Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations @ </li></ul>Enter full words from the journal title x x
  6. 6. <ul><li>Your results will appear beneath the search box - click on the correct title </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>You will see a list of databases that hold the journal </li></ul><ul><li>Check the date coverage for each database by looking at the date span beneath the “year”, “volume” etc boxes. </li></ul><ul><li>To connect to a database follow the link (by clicking on the name of the database) </li></ul><ul><li>Alternatively if you are looking for a particular citation fill in the “year”, “volume” etc boxes and click “Go” </li></ul>Date coverage on Chadwyck Date coverage on HeinOnline Date coverage on JSTOR Date coverage on Swetswise. To connect to full text choose a database and follow the link
  8. 8. Once you have followed the link… <ul><li>You may be prompted for your Oxford single sign on username and password (same as you Oxford webmail) </li></ul><ul><li>You will be linked to the database you chose </li></ul><ul><li>Once you have reached the database: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse the journal by year, volume number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use search options to search the journal by author, article title, keywords </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What if the journal I want isn’t on Oxford University e-Journals <ul><li>Oxford University e-Journals covers all of our online subscriptions except: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals on Westlaw </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non UK Journals on Lexis </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you are looking for a UK title that hasn’t appeared on Oxford University e-Journals check Westlaw UK </li></ul><ul><li>If you are looking for a non UK journal (especially USA) that hasn’t appeared on Oxford University e-Journals check Lexis and Westlaw </li></ul>