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SOAN 110: Introduction to Anthropology

For Professor Jay Levi - Winter 2019

Accessing Journals

If you want to know if Carleton subscribes to a particular journal (print and/or electronic), do one of the following:

1. From the Library home page, click the Articles tab, then the button that says Browse Journals. Once there, search for your journal title. 

If the journal is available electronically, follow the link. If a journal is available in paper at Carleton, write down the call number.

2. From within a bibliographic database, click the "Find It" button to see if Carleton subscribes to that journal. Follow the links to full text or print information.

Interpreting "Find It" Results (2020)

Scholarly journals are going to be found, in most cases, either online or in print.

Searching Catalyst and using the Find It button are the best ways to determine what kind of subscription the library has and how to get your hands (or eyes, as the case may be) on it.

Find It Button

Following are explanations of the different results you'll get using the Find It button.

 

Instant Electronic Access

When you click the "Find It!" button, you will be taken to a record for the article in Catalyst. That record will tell you whether this is available electronically, in print, both, or neither. If it is available, you will see a message "Online Access" near the top of the page.

Screenshot example of a Catalyst screen showing an article with online access

Scrolling down will show you the electronic options for that article...

Screenshot example of a Catalyst list of online access options for an article

Follow a link and you'll be taken to the article.

 

Print Journals

If the library subscribes in print, you need to find the call number for the journal in Catalyst. Then go to the moving stacks on the 3rd floor of the library where the journals are. Catalyst shows the call number so you know where to find it on 3rd Libe.

Screenshot example of Catalyst page showing print holdings of a journal

If the print copy is only at St. Olaf, log in to Catalyst, then click the St. Olaf Library entry to expand it. Find the issue you need, then click the Request link to have the journal sent over to Carleton, where you can pick it up at the Circulation Desk.

Screenshot example of a Catalyst record for a print journal at St. Olaf

 

 

Carleton Doesn't Subscribe

If Carleton doesn't subscribe to the journal for the issue you need, make a request through Interlibrary Loan.

Screenshot example of Catalyst article that might need to be requested from ILL
 

Screenshot example of Catalyst signal to request via ILL

 

 

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