You may think you can get all the information you need from textbooks and websites, but it's a good idea to include journal articles in your research too.
Journals are made up of collections of articles and publishes regularly on a continuing basis (usually weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually). A journal normally focuses on a specific topic. Journals provide information that is:
Journals at Swansea University normally cover academic topics and we pay for you to have access to 1000s of journal titles across all subject areas.
iFind is a good place to start your search for journal articles.
You'll find more relevant results if you search specialist journal article databases.
Need a refresher on how to search for journals and journal articles?
This tutorial will take you through the basics of finding and accessing journals and journal articles for your course. If you need any more help or advice use the Ask a Librarian live chat or email us.
Visiting other libraries
You may wish to visit other university libraries:
Swansea University is a member of the SCONUL Access scheme. This allows academic staff, postgraduate research students, full-time postgraduates, part-time, distance learning or placement students to borrow from other Higher Education libraries across the UK who are members of the scheme. This guide explains how you can join the SCONUL Access scheme.
Borrowing from other libraries.
You don't need to visit other libraries in order to borrow items which are not in stock at Swansea University.
Request any books or journal articles through our Inter-library loan service.