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Finding Journals in a Field: Option 1. E-Journal Titles List

E-Journal Titles List

The E-Journal Titles List is a searchable list of periodicals that are available in full text online through the library's website.  It is not searching for articles within journals. You use an article database to do that.  Not everything found with an E-Journals Title List search is a scholarly journal. 

1. Search the E-Journal Titles List by keyword.  The keyword should be a profession, field of study or terms that are associated with them. If you get zero results, try another term.

2. Make a choice on the results list.  A journal name will often - but not always - begin with "The Journal of..." or some variation on that.  Not every title on the results list is a journal, so you may have to try more than one.  Click on the name of a publication for more  information. 

3. Click on View It.  A box should pop up with the name of at least one database where full text for that journal is available. Some examples of databases you may see listed are Gale Cengage Academic OneFile, Elsevier Science Direct Health and Life Sciences Collection and DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

4. Click on the name of a database. From off campus you will be prompted to enter your My Chemeketa username and password. DOAJ is an exception; because it is open access, it does not require login. 

5. Read the publication description page.  This page will vary depending on the database you are in. Take some time to read the page looking for indications that the publication is scholarly.  If it is described as a trade publication or popular magazine, it is not a scholarly journal. 

6. Choose a full text article from a journal. Not all journals provide online full text access to articles. The publication description page should tell you whether or not full text articles are available.  

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