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How do I use the library search?: Find Journals

How do I find a journal

To find a journal when you know the journal title, e.g.

  • Econometrica
  • Journal of Multinational Financial Management
  • Harvard Business Review
  1. Search the library search box (which contains records for books, journals, articles)
  2. Type the journal title, e.g. Econometrica
  3. Check for online journals by clicking on the View Online tab. Click on Location & Availability tab for physical copies. 


  1. Search Journals (which contains only the records for all print and online journals accessible to SMU)
  2. Type the journal title, e.g. Harvard Business Review
  3. Check for links to sources and the years covered for full text

Tips to find a journal

Here are some tips to help you find the journal you need:

  • Type as much of the journal title as you know
  • If you want the words to be in the order typed, add quotes, e.g. "Harvard Business Review"
  • If you want to only search the words in the journal title, click on Title (under the search box)
  • If the title is a common word or phrase, e.g. Nature, use Journals and select Titles Exact match as the search mode


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The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy