Searching specific journals and other sources

You can search for the exact title of a journal in the Discovery Service and find it as a link at the top of the search results window.  It is possible to search just within a specific journal either by entering this link and searching using the journal publisher’s website.  You can also enter the journal title into the Advanced Search screen of the Discovery Service (click on the “Advanced” link), specifying “Source” in the pull-down menu to the right of the search box.  This will ensure Discovery only shows you articles sourced from that particular journal.

While you would usually want to search across all relevant content from any academic journal, this trick can be useful if you want to search or browse particular journals recommended to you by your lecturer or tutor.

If there is more than one link to a journal, it is likely that the different links point to issues of that journal published at different times.  In the example given in the image above, the links offer a choice between issues of the journal published between 1985 and 18 months ago, available from Business Source Complete, and  1997 – present from Taylor & Francis.

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