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Finding Journals!

Find Citations to Journal Articles: Print or Full-Text

  • Cressman Library has print and online indexes; as well as access to full-text databases.
  • Print indexes are located on shelves near the Information Services Desk.
  • Online indexes are available at Cressman Library Search Indexes.
  • Full-text databases are available at Cressman Library Full-Text.
  • Online index and full-text database search and results screens vary. Basic searches are typically by keyword or phrases while advanced searches usually allow boolean (and/or/not) keyword, author, title, and subject queries along with limits by year. Results may be typically printed or emailed. For citations a record of the author, title of article, name of journal, date, volume number, and page numbers will be required to obtain the actual article in print or via ILL.

Find a Journal
  • Search the Cressman Library WorldCat Local for the title of the journal. Select "Advanced Search" and for "Format" select: Journal, magazine. Type the name of the journal in the "Title" box, click on "Search." Click on the journal title for holdings information. Or, from the Cressman Library select E-journals & Periodicals.
  • In addition, from Cressman Library choose Indexes or Full-Text to select and search from online resources.
  • To locate journals at other libraries, search Other Library Catalogs or FirstSearch (BASE) and "Jump to Advanced Search" WorldCat, then Limit Availability to: Items in LVAIC.
  • Further resources are available at the Reference & Information Services Desk. (For example, Cooperating Hospital Libraries Union Journal List binder.)

Get the Article
  • If Cedar Crest owns the journal, locate it on the shelves, on microform or online (described above).
  • If the journal is owned by a library in the Lehigh Valley, go to the library or place a request via FirstSearch (BASE) "Jump to Advanced Search" ArticleFirst and Limit Availability to: Items in LVAIC. Use the ILL icon within ArticleFirst or use the Cressman Library Interlibrary Loan form.

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