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How to Find Scholarly Journals & Articles

Using Journal Finder or ILL to Obtain Articles

If you know the title of the article or journal you are looking for, search for it with the Journal Finder:

Using the Journal Finder to your advantage

You might come across a citation of an article that you want to find.

To locate the article with the journal finder, determine the Journal Title, Year, Volume, and Issue Number 

In this citation:

Bazerman, C. (1981). What Written Knowledge Does: Three Examples of Academic Discourse. Philosophy of the Social Sciences,11(3). 

  • The Journal Title is Philosophy of the Social Sciences
  • The Year is 1981
  • The Volume is 11
  • The Issue Number is 3


View of Journal Finder


View of title level journal finder

In this view you can see that the journal is available in our collections. Click on the title of the journal or "Full Text Access."

View of access level journal finder


Under "Full Text Access" you can view which years we have available in our collections. Our earliest access year is 1971. We have access to the Present via Sage Premier. Select the collection that includes the data range of the article you wish to find.

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