What's the difference between articles, journals, and databases? Articles are published in journals. Journals are indexed in databases such as Academic Search Premier.
How can I find the full text of articles? Most databases include links for full text access. Visit our Tracking Down Materials page for more information.
How can I tell if a source is scholarly? Visit our Source Types page for help.
"Farming for Development: Wheat Field in North Dakota" by United Nations Photo is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
When you have a source with a bibliography, you can see if a particular article from the bibliography is available by looking the journal's name up at the link below. Then you can use the volume and date information to navigate to the article. If we don't have access to that journal, we usually can get it from another library.
Below is a list of some of the key geography journals, and where they are indexed. Full text availability is listed in parentheses. If full text available is not listed, you can request articles from another library.
These key geography journals are indexed in Academic Search Premier (ASP):
These journals are indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science):
The journal GeoJournal is available in full text via Springer