SSEES Library provides access to both print and online academic journals. You can search for journal titles and journal articles in Explore.
You can search, or browse online journals available to UCL students and staff.
You can find printed journals on the Lower Ground floor of the SSEES Library. Take a self-guided tour to navigate to our Journals collection.
Journals with a 'Stores' location can be requested in Explore.
You can access them by:
Some newspapers are available in print or on microfilm. You can find the current year issues in the Current Periodicals section on the Lower Ground floor. Back issues are kept at Stores and you can request them in Explore.
Usually published by a special group, learned society or professional organisation and aimed at people working in a specific industry. An example of a trade publication is Slavic & East European Information Resources.
If you're using one of our databases to find journal articles, you might not be able to read the article within the database itself. If you see the Findit@UCL icon, click on it to link to the full text
Sometimes you will see a link to the publisher's site. Unless the article is open access, you might find that you can't reach the full text.
Clicking on the Findit@UCL link instead will link you to the full text via UCL's subscription access, if available.
If you're using Google Scholar you can set up the Library Links feature so that it will display a findit@UCL link to help show you which articles are available via UCL subscriptions.
UCL has an amazing collection of electronic resources, but no library can have full-text access to everything. If you identify a piece of information that would be beneficial to your research, the library will try and source a copy for you via the Inter Library Loans service.You can make a request by logging into UCL Explore and then clicking on the three dots 'show more' menu to access the Inter Library Loan Request form.