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c. What are three feature or three advantages in using Law Reviews (run a search to see results, look at one of the law review):

ACADEMIC JOURNAL REPORT
Locate the Word Document called Academic Journal List. Locate the two journal titles you have been assigned. After reviewing the example below, fill in the information for your first title on page 2 and second title on page 3. On page 4, you will be doing a database search for an article and then a review of the article. Follow the instructions on page 4.
Remember to use the Library webpage and Ulrichs (as demonstrated in class).
Example of a Title Search
Searching the Woodbury Library Catalog and Ulrichsweb.
What is the title of the Journal assigned to you? Winterthur Portfolio
What was the “start year” for the journal (aka what year did the journal started in publication)? 1964
What is the Frequency of publication? 3 times a year
Is the item Refereed? Yes
Serial Type Journal
What is the LC (Library of Congress) call number? Woodbury: N9 .W52
Ulrichsweb: N9
Dewey: 700
Website for the journal? http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/wp/current
In searching the Woodbury Library catalog is the journal available in Print, Online, or Both (select one)? Both
If available from a database (online) list the name of the database/s and the years available (if no online access exists, write “no online access”). Art Source 03/01/1999 to 1 year ago
If available in print, list the years available in the library (if not available in print, write “not available”). Spr. 1990 – Win. 1997

First Journal Title
Searching the Woodbury Library Catalog and Ulrichsweb.
What is the full title of the Journal assigned to you?
What was the “start year” for the journal (aka what year did the journal officially started)?
What is the Frequency of publication?
Is the item Refereed?
Serial Type
According to Ulrich’s, what is the LC#?
According to Ulrich’s, what is the Dewey#? LC:

Dewey:
Website for the journal?
Who is the Publisher?
In searching the Woodbury Library catalog is the journal available in Print, Online, or Both (select one)?
If available from a database (online) list the name of the database/s and the years available (if no online access exists, write “no online access”).
If available in print, list the years available in the library (if not available in print, write “not available”).
Second Journal Title
Searching the Woodbury Library Catalog and Ulrichsweb.
What is the full title of the Journal assigned to you?
What was the “start year” for the journal (aka what year did the journal officially started)?
What is the Frequency of publication?
Is the item Refereed?
Serial Type
According to Ulrich’s, what is the LC#?
According to Ulrich’s, what is the Dewey#? LC:

Dewey:
Website for the journal?
Who is the Publisher?
In searching the Woodbury Library catalog is the journal available in Print, Online, or Both (select one)?
If available from a database (online) list the name of the database/s and the years available (if no online access exists, write “no online access”).
If available in print, list the years available in the library (if not available in print, write “not available”).

Database Searching #1 (highlight your answers in yellow)
1. UlrichsWeb
a. Does Ulrich’s provide access to journal articles (yes/no):
b. How does this database identify a scholarly journal:

2. LexisNexis Academic
a. Demonstrated in class, besides assisting with business what other disciple is this database well known for:
b. Demonstrated in class, how would someone access the Law Reviews within LexisNexis Academic (list the steps):
i.
c. What are three feature or three advantages in using Law Reviews (run a search to see results, look at one of the law review):
i.
ii.
iii.

3. JSTOR
a. Mentioned in class, when searching for keywords what makes this database different compared to all other databases:
b. How many languages does JSTOR cover:
c. Under Advance Search, what are the five “Item Types”:
i.
ii.
iii.
iv.
v.

4. CREDO
a. What is the purpose of the database:
b. What is the advantage of Woodbury University having access to this database:

5. CQ Researcher
a. Mentioned in class, what does the acronym CQ represent:
b. Can I find material dating back beyond 1990s (aka. Work from 1980s, 70s, 60s, 50s…etc.) yes/no [how do you know]:
Database Searching #2 (highlight your answers in yellow)
From the list of journals:
• Of the two journals assigned to you, one number has an asterisk ( * ).
• The journal corresponding to the number with the asterisk will be the name of the journal you will use for this portion of the assignment.
• From the most recent issue (aka current issue…no exceptions) of the journal assigned to you, locate one article within the journal. Articles are not one page. Please note: this must come from the most recent issue.
• Hint: To get you started, look up the journal title within the Woodbury Library catalog:

1. Search the library catalog for your title. Once you have found your title take a screen shot and provide the image. (example of: American Craft)
2. Who are the author(s) of the article (list all):
a.

3. What is the name of the journal?
a.

4. What is the year of the published article?
a.

5. What is the issue number of the published article?
a.

6. What is the page range of the article?
a.
7. Does the article have a DOI (yes/no), if yes provide the DOI?
a.

8. Create a proper APA citation of your article (remember to follow the proper formatting from the APA manual):
9. After reading the article write out a search string that would help locate additional resources on the topic of the article (use all of the Boolean Operators & Truncation Symbol). Must use a minimum of seven (7) words:
a.
10. The article you have selected, provide a description of the article and analysis of the article (what is the author/s trying to say):


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