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Library Catalogue Help: Search for Journals

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You can also use Browzine to browse library ejournals or keep up to date with new articles.


The main features of BrowZine are:

  • Makes it easier to link to journal issues and tables of content
  • Search for journals by title, ISSN or subject
  • Browse content and back issues of the library’s journal collections
  • Create customisable bookshelves for your favourite journal titles and get alerts when new content is published.
  • View the table of contents, and read or save articles as new issues are released
  • Share articles on social media or export citations


Lots more info about Browzine can be found on our BrowZine LibGuide including a guide to installing the app, how to set up your Bookshelf, and what to do if the journal you want isn’t in Browzine.

Accessing Online Resources

You must be logged in to your portal to access online resources through the library catalogue.

Sometimes, when you are trying to access online articles off campus you might be asked to also log in to your library account. If you do not have a library account, you can find instructions on how to do that here.

Leon Young, from INTO has created a very good guide on what to do if you are asked to log in to your library account while trying to access online resources.


  • Select the Journals tab. A new tab will open, there you can search for both print and electronic journals, either by title, subject or ISSN. You can also browse journals by discipline. 


On your results page you will be able to see the journal’s publication dates, that the library has access to.
Click on the link next to the dates you want, that will take you to the journals website, there you can browse to the correct volume, issue and pages of the article you are looking for.

Under some journal titles you will see a search box, which allows you to search within a publication. You can search for the article you are looking for there without having to search the journal issues for it.


If we have print copies of a Journal in the library, there will be an entry of the Journal's title with the link ‘Stirling Print Journals’ under it.













Following that link will take you to the Journal’s library catalogue record, where you can see which issues of the journal we have and where to locate it in the library.












Journals are on Level 3 (link to library map). They are shelved alphabetically by subject area (i.e. A – philosophy journals, followed by B - psychology journals, etc.) within each subject area individual journal titles are shelved alphabetically. 

What can I do if the Library does not have the journal that I want?

You can use the Article Request service to request any article. 

You may be able to find the journal you require in another library. Library Hub Discover gives details of the journals held in many university and specialist libraries across Scotland and the rest of the UK.  See our FAQs about using other libraries.