A scholarly journal is a publication released in regular instalments which contains research relating to a particular subject area. These are often referred to as periodicals or serials.
Journals are useful when you:
SuperSearch is a portal that provides a single search across the majority of ANU Library resources.
SuperSearch is a great place to start searching for journal articles. Here are some tips to get you started:
You can get additional help with searching for journal articles through the Finding Journal Articles and More guide.
If you can't find the journal you need online, you can also search for print issues. If a print journal is available, it will list the Library branch it is located in under Location.
Issues of journals published before 1990 are usually stored off-campus at the ANU Print Repository. To access these, go to the item record and click on Print Repository under Find in Library and you will be prompted to fill in a request form. Make sure you are logged in!
A great place to start searching for journal articles is through SuperSearch on the Library's homepage.
You can refine your search results by using the menu on the left hand side of the page - click 'Journal Article' under Content Type to narrow down results to journal articles only. For more help, see the SuperSearch help page.
You can get additional help with searching for journal articles through the Library's Finding Journal Articles and More guide.
To search within databases relevant to Latin American studies, go to the Databases tab in this guide and choose a database to search.
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