If you already have a reference to a journal article, you can find out whether the Library has the journal by clicking on the Journals link on the Library's home page and searching for your title.
The Library has journals in both print and electronic formats. These have separate catalogue records.
To find journals on a particular subject use a Subject keyword catalogue search. Type in periodicals and subject words like public health, epidemiology, health services administration, mental health. e.g. periodicals epidemiology.
Medline, CINHAL and PsycINFO enable you to set up automatic search alerts. Save your search on the database and when new records matching your search are added they will be emailed to you.
For your key journals, go to the publisher's web site and set up a table-of-contents alert. Each time a new issue is published the table of contents will be emailed to you.
To find out what journal title abbreviations stand for use this site:-
When searching in PubMed hold the cursor over the journal title abbreviation to find the full title.
Scholars and researchers publish their work in journals. Articles provide indepth information on narrowly focused topics.
To find articles on you topic across a range of journals search the indexing databases. These contain references to articles and most of them provide links to the full text online if the Library has a subscription to them. In the box below are links to the most useful databases for Health Sciences.
You can also find articles by searching in particular journals. See below for a selection of key journals.