Journals contain articles and are available in printed and electronic versions. Citations (or references) refer to sources, and is useful for finding articles.
When you have a reference and want to find the article
Citations (or references) are information about the sources that is used in a text.
Reference example of journal article:
Dihle, A., Bjølseth, G., & Helseth, S. (2006). The gap between saying and doing in postoperative pain management. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 15(4), 469-479.
- To find the article in Bibsys, check the citation/reference and find the name of the journal.
- Search for the journal title in Bibsys to see if your campus has the journal.
- Electronic journal (marked with a red e over the icon): click the title for more information about the journal, then click the link to get into the journal. Choose the correct year, volume and issue (see the reference/citation).
- Printed journal (without red e ): click the title in the list, look at holdings and locations to see whether the journal is available at your campus.
- Print or copy the article if it's available at your campus.
If the journal isn't available at your campus library, click "Order/Reserve" and fill out the form.
Find articles with DOI
DOI is a acronym for Digital Object Identifier. Many online articles have a DOI number. DOI is unique, permanent and consists of a string of numbers (and possibly letters).
An example: 10.1111/j.1471-4159.2010.06697.x
- Copy DOI.
- Go to http://dx.doi.org.
- Paste the DOI and click Go.
Please note that the full text access depends on HiOAs subscriptions.
Find articles by specific topics
To find articles on specific topics, see the databases and their user guides
Full text access is usually indicated with a PDF-icon or "Full text".
Click the @HIOA links, to access full text of the article, check holdings, search further or order copy of the article.