Articles in peer reviewed journals have been assessed before publication by subject experts. This means they are the 'gold' standard in academic articles. You will be expected to use peer reviewed journal articles in your assignments.
Try this first
You can look up articles in OneSearch, our resource discovery service.
Put the exact title of the article in inverted commas.
If we can provide an instant link you will see the journal article displayed - click Full Text Online to access the text.
If we cannot provide a quick article link or it fails, then search for the name of the whole Journal instead of the article title e.g. "Journal of Common Market Studies"
For print-only journals you will be shown the location and shelfmark, so that you can locate the volume on the shelf
For electronic journals, click to link to the full journal and then navigate to the year, volume and issue that you want to see your article: or there may be an option to search for the article title provided by the online journal portal in which case key in the article in that box.
A Database is a bit like Google, but you only find Peer Reviewed articles, books, and other publications. Use one to find a selection of articles or other publications on a particular subject or for an assignment.
Links to the full-text will be provided, where available, by UCD Library.
Try one of these key databases for your subject:
OneSearch can be used to locate these periodicals also.
Go to OneSearch. Enter the name of the periodical and click Search.
If the periodical does not appear in the first few results use the options under REFINE YOUR RESULTS on the left. Under CONTENT TYPE select More… and then Journal/eJournal from the list that appears.
If the periodical is still not visible in the results try selecting James Joyce Library or Special Collections under LIBRARY LOCATION.
Why don’t you try searching for the Edinburgh Review using these steps?
Go to an information desk in the Library if you cannot find what you need, or send an email to email@example.com (your college liaison librarian).
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