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Journals and Periodicals   Tags: journals, newspapers, periodicals  

This guide will teach you about different types of journals and periodicals, and how to find specific journals.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2017 URL: http://mec.cuny.libguides.com/content.php?pid=497648 Print Guide RSS Updates

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General Library Resources

  • Library Homepage
    The main page of the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library website.
  • CUNY Catalog
    Search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials at all CUNY libraries. If a book is not available at Medgar Evers but is available at a CUNY library you can have it delivered to the Medgar Evers by clicking 'request'
  • Interlibrary Loan
    Do you need a book that is not at any CUNY library? Do you need an article from a journal not at Medgar Evers? Click here for information about Interlibrary Loan.

Making Citations

  • APA Style Guide
    From Purdue's OWL (online writing lab). The full APA guide not available online but this site answers basic questions.
  • MLA Style Guide
    From Purdue's OWL. The full MLA guide not available online but this site answers basic questions.

Journals

The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library has both Electronic (E-Journals) and Print journals to suppport student and faculty research. Use the tabs at the top of the page to go to the relevant section.

Finding Specific Articles

If you have a complete citation, it is easier to find the specific journal article you are looking for. The complete citation tells us the author, the year it was published, the title of the article, the name of the journal it appeared in, the volume and issue number, and the specific page numbers of the article. A complete citation looks something like the example below: 

Bordwell, David. “Visual Style in Japanese Cinema, 1925–1945.” Film History 7, 1 (Spring 1995): 5–31.

If you have an incomplete citation, you can use Google Scholar below to try and find the full citation.

      

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