Journals are regular scholarly publications which contain articles on specific subjects.
They are important in academic research for a number of reasons:
There are two main ways to search for journal articles:
Research databases contain:
Search for journal articles using the library website: http://library.lincoln.ac.uk
Help with searching for journal articles:
You can refine your results by:
You can also add additional keywords (e.g. armed forces) to the search box but, be aware that you will need to re-select your refine your search again from the options to the left of the screen.
When you have found an article that you are interested in:
If you find a journal article that you would like to read, as long as the University subscribes to the journal, you will be able to access it by entering your student email address and your (Blackboard) password.
Your student email address is: studentID firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are struggling to access the journal, please contact your Subject Librarian email@example.com
A good way of keeping up-to-date with current research is to subscribe to alerts from your favourite journals.
JournalTOCs is a free service which allows you to set up alerts to any new articles published by business and management journals.
A selection of recent articles from International Journal of Logistics Management:
If you have a reference to a journal article, see if it is available in full-text electronically by searching for the title of the journal (not the article) on the Electronic Journals A-to-Z