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Find Journals/Articles by Title
The J.W. England Library maintains both print and electronic subscriptions to many journals. The best way to determine if we subscribe to a specific journal (and to look up articles within it) is to search Our Journal List/e-Book List. Here is how to proceed:
1. Make sure the Journals tab is selected (blue) before you search, to ensure you are searching journals and not e-books.
2. Enter all or part of the journal title in the Quick Search box and click Search. Make sure you enter a journal title and not an article title.
3. Titles matching your search will be displayed. Note the Online Coverage column which shows the date range of full text online holdings for each title.
4. Look for the journal title you need and note whether the title is available through full text (online) access and/or if the library has print holdings. This will be indicated if there is a checkbox under the appropriate column.
5. Online Journals - To see a journal that is available online, click on its checkmark () under Full Text Access. The link should take you directly to the online journal located within a database or collection. Once inside, you can navigate to your article. If you are off-campus, you will need a valid username and password to view most online articles. Some online journal articles are not available from off-campus due to vendor or technical barriers.
6. Print Holdings - To see which volumes of a journal the library holds, click on the checkmark () under Print Holdings. The link will take you to the journal's entry in Our Catalog (cataLyst). Sometimes instead of a single entry, a results list will appear. Choose your journal from the results list. Scroll down through the entry to find the location of the journal and the library's holdings. Most bound and unbound journals are on the library's second floor.
What if the Library Doesn't Have a Journal?
- If you need an article from a journal that we do not subscribe to, you can request the article via ILLiad, our free interlibrary loan service. Learn more about ILLiad and other interlibrary loan options here.
- If you need the article right away, you may be able to visit another library and access it there. There are many other libraries in the city, several of which are located close to USciences. Learn more about using other libraries.
Search Google Scholar
Google Scholar is Google’s tool for searching scholarly literature.
- Just search using the field below. In your search results, look for the Find Full Text at USciences link next to individual results and click it to access full text via our e-resource subscriptions. (The link should only appear next to full text items in our collection.)
- If you do not see the Find Full Text at USciences link next to an item you would like to read, look beneath the citation for a link that reads All (#) versions. If present, click this link to see all the locations the item is hosted online. In some instances, free access to the item may be available through one of these locations. If not, consider placing a request via ILLiad for the item.
Important Note: Google Scholar's search results are not exhaustive, so do not assume that you have found "everything" on your topic via Scholar. It is just one tool to employ in your searches.
Books & e-Books
There are several ways to search for books and e-books:
Featured Books from Our Collection
Click a title/author link to check availability in the library catalog (cataLyst); A status of Not Charged indicates the book is available.
• Covers the 2010 Affordable Care Act;
• Coverage of structure, organization, and financing of the health care system;
• Key principles, descriptions, and concrete examples are skillfully interwoven in each chapter to make important issues interesting and understandable;
• Clinical vignettes clarify difficult concepts and demonstrate how they apply to real-world situations;
• Comprehensive list of review questions reinforce what you have learned;
A unique and authoritative guide to the US safety-net health care system, Health Care at the Margins addresses how various populations and their difficult health and socio-economic issues are dealt with and impacted by the system. Drs. Gunnar Almgren and Taryn Lindhorst, experts in the fields of social work and public health, provide critical, much-needed insight into the safety-net system and how the recession, unemployment, and reform have accelerated its growth.Ideal for graduate students and early professionals in the health professions, this textbook:
- Includes narratives from patients and caregivers that will help readers understand and empathize with the poor, homeless, and other vulnerable populations affected by the safety net system
- Discusses various health issues, including: violence, chronic diseases, mental illness, victimization, and substance abuse/addiction
- Examines overlaps in US public health, social work, nursing, and medical education
- Analyzes the differences between the populations that depend on safety-net system providers and more advantaged populations that have access to the mainstream health care system
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