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Getting Started: Library Services for International Students

Find library resources and the staff who will help you with your research.

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What are Magazine and Journal Articles?

You may be asked to find articles for your research.  These are short works
that are published in magazines, like the Economist, or journals,
like the Canadian Journal of Chemistry.

You can find them using our Research Databases noted below.

Helpful Research Databases

Search for Journal Articles and more

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[As we work on improving access to our collection and revising our subject headings to be more respectful and inclusive, please be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue/library material which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.]

Tip: Remember to take advantages of the limiter: Scholarly (Peer-Reviewed) to limit primarily to journal articles.

Example Searches:

  • kissing in public
  • dogs "meat animals"
  • public breastfeeding
  • tradition "social change"
  • marriage "social change"
  • religion "social change"
  • food "social change"


Can't remember what to do?

1. In the search box put your search terms.

2. Hit Go.

3. If you are off campus remember to login with your student number and myUFV password.

4. Then look at your results. If you are looking for journal articles click on the limit Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) to the left of your results.

5. Then search your results for an article that looks good to you. When you find it click on the PDF full text link/HTML full text  to open the article. If there is no link for the full text click on Full Text Finder

6. If you are looking for books, click on the limit Catalogue only. You might have to change your search terms to be more simple when looking for books. If the Scholarly Peer Reviewed Journals limit is ticked you will have to remove it to see books.

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