Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Jan 06, 2017     Views: 1576

For most subjects the best way to find journal articles is to use Summon, the library's search engine. Summon searches across most of the journal databases that the library subscribes to. You will find a guide to using Summon here or you can watch the attached video.

Unfortunately, links on Summon to law journals on the Lexis Library and Westlaw databases do not take you directly to the articles so the most effective method is to search those databases individually. If you do find references on Summon to articles that are available on the Lexis Library, the attached video will show you how to search for it. The same method can be used for finding specific articles on Westlaw.

You may find references to articles through Summon that aren't available as full text (Summon will display the record as Citation Only).You can apply to obtain a copy of these articles using the Inter Library Loans service.

If you want to see whether the library subscribes to a particular journal online, the best place to look is on the A-Z of eJournal Titles page

If you need help searching for journal articles please visit the library Help Desk or arrange a tutorial with a librarian.

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