Journals (also known as periodicals, serials or magazines) are published on a regular basis and cover a particular subject or profession. Because they are published frequently, they are an excellent source of up-to-date information.
Each journal issue contains a number of articles, written by different authors, all of which will relate to the subject covered by the journal. Different types of journals are published, these include:
Journals often contain more specialised information than books, so you will use them as your academic interests develop, and they are useful for reading about more niche or specific topics.
Use Discover to search across a large number of different databases at the same time to find articles from a range of sources. Search with keywords that describe your topic to see what articles have been written:
For a full list of all of the Library's databases, go to:
These are some of your key journals. The icons tell you whether these are available online or in print . Print journals are on the third floor of the Sheila Silver Library.
For a full list of all the Library's online journals go to:
You can also search Discover to see if we have a journal in print: