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WRI 111-A The Supernatural in Contemporary Popular Culture -: Searching Individual Journals in a Database

Searching when You Have A Journal Title

If you are given or required to use a certain journal to locate an article for your topics, you can limit your search to that title by using HillSearch. Searched by journal title and the HillSerach record will list which database(s) provide access to the full text and years covered.

The screen shots below explain how to search within Academic Search Complete, limited by journal title.  Please note that the topic you are searching may not be discussed in that particular publication.

Searching by Individual Journals

How do you begin a database search?

First, select the journal you want to search and choose which database you will use to access to that publication. In the image below, I have selected to access Journal of Popular Culture through the Academic Search Complete database. 

Once you have selected the database you will use to access the journal, click on the "search this publication" link located near the top of the page.

 

After selecting your journal and clicking on "search within this publication: you will be able to add additional terms to your search. In the example below I am searching for the term "vampires" within the Journal of Popular Culture.

 

 

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