If you already have a reference to a journal article, you can find out whether the Library has the journal it is published in by doing a Journal title begins with search on the Library's catalogue.
Note that the Library has journals in both print and electronic formats and there are separate catalogue records for these.
When searching for journals on a particular subject do a Subject keyword search in the catalogue. Type in periodicals, along with subject words; e.g.
PsycINFO and Medline(Ovid) 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 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.
Journals are scholarly publications in which scholars and researchers publish their work. 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 Speech and Language Pathology.
You can also find articles by searching in particular journals. See below for a selection of key journals.