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How Do I Get the Journal Article I Need?



     Look up the journal title in the SU Library’s Journal Locator.

·         From the Library’s homepage, click the link to Journal Locator, and search the journal by its title.

·         Look carefully at the years of the journal held by the Library.


Journal Article – Held by Library

·         If the journal is held by SU Library you will see a link for SU Journal Collection, follow that link to see if we have the journal in print or microfilm.


 Journal Article – Full Text Online

·         If the year and issue of the journal are noted as being available full text online, go the database or website given.

·         If you need a password to access the online journal, contact a Librarian for assistance. Or, you can go to Blackboard and in the Library tab select Library Passwords.. 


Journal Article – Interlibrary Loan

·         If the journal title or the year and issue of a journal are not held by the Library, you may request that a copy of the journal article be sent to you from another library through the Interlibrary Loan process.

·         From the Library homepage, click the link to Interlibrary Loan.  Select Journal Article Delivery Form. 

·         Fill out the form and submit.

·         Please remember to give the complete information including page numbers.

·         The article will be shipped to the Library, then you will receive an  e-mail telling you to come and pick it up.  If the Library receives the document as an attachment to an e-mail we will forward that e-mail to you.

·         If you are an off campus students and we receive the document in paper, we will mail it to you when we receive it.


 Journal Article – Document Delivery (Off campus students).

·         If you are an off campus students and would like an article held at the Library in print or microfilm use the following steps. From the Library homepage, select Interlibrary Loan and then Journal Article Delivery Form, complete the form and submit it and the article will be sent to you.


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