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Find a Specific Article using the Journals Link

Sometimes your instructors will give you a list of articles that want you to track down and read.  Or maybe you looked at the reference list in a book or article you are using and want to track down some of the articles cited.  

In either case, another good way to find those articles is by using the Journals link on the library homepage.  (You can also track down specific articles using Google Scholar or the Library Search.) 

Let's try to find the below article citation from another article we're reading!  

Tim Kurz, William E. Thomas, and Miguel A. Fonesca, "A Fine is a More Effective Financial Deterrent When Framed Retributively and Extracted Publicly," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 54 (2014): 171. 

 

 

Start at the Journals link on the library homepage: 

Let's check back on the original citation: 

Tim Kurz, William E. Thomas, and Miguel A. Fonesca, "A Fine is a More Effective Financial Deterrent When Framed Retributively and Extracted Publicly," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 54 (2014): 171. 

The journal is Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. Let's search for the journal to start:

 

 

You will automatically be taken to the newest issue of the journal when you click on the title. Click on "Change Year" to select an older issue.

Let's check back on the original citation: 

Tim Kurz, William E. Thomas, and Miguel A. Fonesca, "A Fine is a More Effective Financial Deterrent When Framed Retributively and Extracted Publicly," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 54 (2014): 171. 

We need volume 54 from the year 2014. 

 

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Once you choose the volume, you can browse through all the articles in that volume. Clicking on the title of the article will take you to the database that has the full-text.

 

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