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Journal Finder: How to Find the Full Text of Articles in Periodicals: Home

This guide shows you how to locate the full text of an article when it is not available in the database you are searching.

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Hofstra's Research Databases and Journal Finder



You can find articles in journals, magazines and newspapers through Hofstra's Research Databases, which can be accessed from the Library's homepage (you will be prompted to log in to Hofstra's portal in order to use them).

You will find direct links to the full text of many articles within some of the databases. But what if there is no link to the full text? How can you read the article? The purpose of this guide is to show you how you can often locate the full text of articles using Journal Finder.


Locating the Full Text of Articles

How to Find the Full Text of Articles Using Journal Finder

There are two ways to access Journal Finder. The first way is to access it from within a database using the "Find Article" link, and the second is to open Journal Finder directly from the Library's homepage and search for the title of a particular journal you wish to locate:


Axinn Library's Periodicals Room

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