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Database Guides: PAO

Information about using the various databases in the A-Z Online Resources,


What is it?

Full text backfiles of international academic journals in the humanities and social sciences. Files run from the late 18th century to the late 20th century. We subscribe to collections 1 - 7. Years available vary with journal title.

What is it for?

Use it to search for articles in the humanities and social sciences. Alternatively, use it to find the full text of specific journals in the humanities and social sciences. 

How to access it

Login to the Portal and then choose Periodicals Archive Online from the A-Z List of Online Resources.

Journals in Periodicals Archive Online can also be accessed via the library catalogue.

How to search

See Successful Search Techniques.

Choose to search either by subject (Article Search) or journal (Find Journals).

Full text?

Full text is available.

Other useful resources

See the Subject Research Guides

Further help
Click on Help at the top of the search screens.