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How to Find a Specific Journal

Journals & Newspapers By Title

To find a specific journal/newspaper title or an article in a newspaper or journal from Compass, click on the elipsis ...  then click on Journals & Newspapers By Title. 

(This option is also available on the Library's home page, under the search box and is labelled Journals & Newspapers.)

Jornals and newspapers search box navaigation

Search for the Journal Title

Enter the title of the journal, magazine, or newspaper, or browse Journals by category or subject.  In this case I would like to find the journal, Early American Literature.

Click on the title of the journal in your results for more information about the library's holdings.   

Quick tip: To access all Bowdoin's online holdings "Sign-In"

Journals search box

Finding Journal Holdings and Issues

Here you will a list of available sources for your journal and the date range.  For example if would like to view a Dec. 1968 issue of the Early American Literature, click on JSTOR.

From this screen you may also "Search for articles within" Early American Literature by entering the title or keywords.

Journals results page with holdings information