Follow these steps if you need to:
Once in the Catalog, review your search results. If the entry states there are multiple versions of the journal, then click on the View # versions link on the right to see all versions. If the entry does not state there are multiple versions, then move to the next step for instructions on accessing the journal.
If you have trouble finding the journal, then you may want to refine your results by clicking on the All items drop-down menu below the search box and choosing Journals. When you click on the search button, the Catalog remove any results that aren't journals.
Click on Details to find out more about the journal and make sure you have the right one. Is this the journal you are looking for?
The Catalog sometimes has multiple entries for the same journal. In most cases, the Catalog will have one entry for the electronic version of the journal (as indicated by Online Access) and one entry for any physical versions (as indicated by The library also has physical copies). Review the availability dates to find out which version has access to the year(s) you need. Jump to the next steps to find out how to find the availability dates and access information for electronic and physical journals:
If we have electronic access to the journal, look under the View Now tab for direct links to the database that houses the journal. Click on the database title to jump into it.
The database may provide a landing page where you can see all the volumes and issues indexed by the database. Look for the option to search within the journal. It may be located in different places, depending on the database.
If you are looking for a specific article within the journal, check the date or volume and issue numbers of the article. Click on the year or volume number in which the article was published to see a subset of issues numbers. Then click on the issue number in which the article was published.
The database will often then provide a list of articles within the issue you chose, listing each article in page number order. Check the page number for your article and then browse the list.
Once you find the article, click on the full-text options to see the full article.
For physical items, click on the Find It tab. Journals may come in multiple formats, so take note of the Locations and collections provided. Possible locations/collections for journals include:
To learn more about these formats, please visit our Glossary of Library Terms.
Review the Holdings information to see the dates available for each collection. There may be multiple formats, so be sure to scroll down for more options when available.
If the journal is available in print, head to the Camden-Carroll Library building to find the journal. To locate the journal in the building, use the Library's Location Guide. Start by heading back to the Library's Homepage: www.moreheadstate.edu/library.
Click on the Spaces link in the left-hand menu to see the Library's Location Guide.
Review the Location Guide by first finding the item's Collection and then its Call Number. The guide will tell you where in the Library building the journal is located. Click on the location link to see a map. The journal may be found in the highlighted area on the map.