Journal Finder helps you locate and access journal articles in the Online Library. It is also sometimes called Full-text Journal Finder or FReD.
Learn how to access the college's research databases and how to enter your college login at How To Access Library Databases.
Click New Search in that top left menu.
Use the drop-down menu next to the search box to select Title. Type in the journal's title, or the first few words of the title. It will try to autocomplete what you type with the titles of journals that we have in our collection.
Click Publications in that top left menu.
You will have a search box at the top of the page, and beneath it is a section called Browse By Discipline. This is an alphabetical list of subject areas. Next to each subject area, in parentheses, is the number of full-text online journals we have in that subject area.
Click the one you want and you will be taken to a search results list of journals in that subject area, with options to narrow down your results on the left side of the list.
When you use New Search to look up a journal title, or Publications to look up journals in a subject area, you will get a results list.
The journals in the results list are listed alphabetically.
On the left side is the Refine Results menu column.
Under the journal that you want, click the Full Text Access link to expand a list of databases that have issues from that journal. There may be more than one database that has this journal.
Click on the database to view the contents of the journal inside that database. Below is AANA Journal inside an EBSCOhost database. Things will look different if you click on a database from another vendor, such as ProQuest, JSTOR, ScienceDirect, etc. But you will always have two options:
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