Given the citation for a journal article, how can you find a print or online copy?
First you need to understand the various parts of the citation. Roll over the various parts of the example journal article citation below to see what each one is.
Note that different citation styles use different formatting. The above example follows APA citation style.
Now, search for a Journal Title in the Library Catalogue. For example:
You may also refer to the video clip 'Decoding Search Results' below for details on how to find a journal article given a citation.
See also: With a citation, how to find a book.