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Finding journal articles
Search for a specific journal article at Edinburgh Napier
e.g. Wellington, J (2013) Searching for ‘doctorateness’ Studies in Higher Education 38(10) 1490-1503 DOI:10.1080/03075079.2011.634901
- Go to LibrarySearch.
- Select e-Journals (at the top left).
- Search for the journal by its name.e.g. Studies in Higher Education. Do not search by the title of the article or the author.
- Click on View It to see whether the journal is available, and which years. In this example below, it is available from Taylor & Francis from 1976. Click on the link to access the journal on the database.
If the required journal does not appear in your search results, Edinburgh Napier University Library has not purchased online access. Alternatively, try pasting the article title into Google – a limited number of publishers make older articles available free online.
Still can't find it? See inter-library loan.
Use LibrarySearch to search across Education and other databases.
If you are getting too many results, try searching in the three main education databases:
British Education Index
The British Education Index provides information on research, policy and practice in education and training in the UK.
Australian Education Index
The Australian Education Index consists of documents relating to educational research, policy and practice. AEI is relevant to a wide range of people interested in education: schools and universities, as well as the researcher.
The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature.