What are they?
Some Australian journals
It is important to evaluate the articles and papers you find to make sure they are useful and of a high quality.
At University you should be using peer reviewed journal articles. This can be checked by using Ulrichsweb global serials directory. See the following for further help:
1. Title search: If you have been directed to locate a specific article, use a title search. In this instance you will use the title of the article. select the 'Title option' from the drop down menu and type in the correct title.
e.g. Issues of exceptionality, gender, and power
Common title? Add extra information (e.g. author's surname), or try the Advanced Search.
2. Topic search: enter key terms such as: "children's literature" australia
Use double quotes to search for phrases e.g. "children's literature"
Keyword search example:
To refine your search:
If you have found a useful article, look at:
3. Want a particular journal?
4. Library Databases: for either the full text to an article/document or the reference and abstract
Try one of these key databases in the field of Education.
Or try one of these Multidisciplinary databases.
What do you do with all those references you have found?
It is important to save and organise references. Use EndNote software to organise your references and create bibliographies. Find out more from Managing References
The Library Catalogue and most databases allow you to save your references, and also export them into EndNote. Look at the Help feature within databases for more information.
Need help with referencing?
Look at the Referencing webiste for Referencing Styles, or ask a question via the Referencing Forum.