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Browse By Subject

Once you have located and opened your requested eResource(s), you can then search for information on your topic. Bust first locate the eResource(s) here.

Click one of the subject links and a list of eResources (all resource types: indexes, database, encyclopedias, dictionaries, ejournals, ebooks and Internet resources) will be displayed in a few seconds.

Once the list is generated, you can then choose the resource type(s) to view by selecting or deslecting resource types on the Change Resource Types box to the right.

How to find journal articles when you already know the journal title, volume and page numbers

  • Go to Search by Title
  • Choose eJournals as your resource type
  • Type the journal title
  • Pull up the journal issue

How to find journal articles when all you know is your research topic

Use an index / indexes to help you retrieve a list of journal or magazine articles on your topic. To do that, you have to identify and locate an index first.

To find an index when you already know the index title

Do this:

  • Go to Search by Title
  • Choose Indexes as your resource type
  • Type the title of the index
Or do this:

  • Go to Browse by Title
  • Choose Indexes as your resource type
  • Click the letter

To find an index when all you know is your research topic

  • Go to Browse by Subject
  • Choose the subject your research topic falls under
  • Choose the index(es) that most suit(s) your purpose

Now that you have identified and located your index(es), you can search the index(es) for journal articles on the topic. For further assistance, consult a librarian in person or by email .