Journals are generally more current than books and more specific in their focus. Many academic journals are peer-reviewed, meaning they are evaluated by other experts in the same field before publication. This makes them a good quality source of academic information.
You can access thousands of journals through the Library, most of these online: we subscribe to over 67,000 journals electronically.
Library databases will often show a link to the PDF or full text of the article which you can download or print. However, there may be occasions where the full text is not available from within the particular database you are searching
In this case you will need to click on the WebBridge link or icon
WebBridge searches across our other databases and subscriptions to try and locate the article for you. Our finding full text guide shows you how WebBridge works
Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing
broadly searches the web for scholarly literature across disciplines and source types: journal articles, theses etc. from publisher websites and institutional repositories.
Find out more on the Library website here.