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First, Find the Journal

You already have the citation and know which article you want. Search Browzine for the journal.

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Where is the Journal Title?

Citation example: Bancroft, Kim (2009). To Have and to Have Not: The Socioeconomics of Charter Schools. Education and Urban Society, 41 (2), 248-279. 

The journal title for this citation is Education and Urban Society. Use that as your search. Get Citation Help.

Next, Navigate to the Article

In Browzine, navigate to the year, volume, and issue where the article is located.

Citation example: Bancroft, Kim (2009). To Have and to Have Not: The Socioeconomics of Charter Schools. Education and Urban Society, 41 (2), 248-279. 

The year is 2009, the volume is 41, and the issue is 2. 

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Or, Search the Library Catalog

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  1. If you find the journal, click on it.
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  2. It may come in several different formats: microfiche, microfilm, current periodicals, bound periodicals and full-text online.
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  3. Check the coverage dates to determine if the issue of journal you need is available.
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  4. If the location of the issue you want is "UNCW Bound Periodical," then the journal issue is in print, located on the first floor of Randall Library. View Library Map.
  5. If you see "This title is available electronically via:..." and your issue is included in the coverage date, then the journal is online.
    1. Click on the link given in the catalog.
    2. The next step will be different depending on the database or website that is providing online access to the journal. You will have to navigate to the article by date (eg: First 2009, then volume 41 then page 248) or search for the article within the journal.

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