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Click here for a list of selected full-text electronic Linguistic journals available at Kwantlen Library.

Click here for a list of selected full-text electronic Language journals available at Kwantlen Library.

Other electronic journals freely available on the Internet:

Find Articles in Databases

When conducting research it is important to distinguish between journal articles and magazine articles.

Journal articles are typically referred to as scholarly, academic, refereed or peer-reviewed while magazine articles are usually considered popular or even sensational. Always know which type is acceptable for your research.

If you're not sure whether a journal is scholarly, look at our checklist.

Our Research database page offers you access to over 100 databases to search for articles. But to start your research, we recommend:

Is your topic in the news? Try one of these for access to newspapers, magazines, and current affairs.

The database only gives me a citation, or just an abstract. How do I find the full text?

The Where Can I Get This link lets you know if the full-text of the article is available:

  1. Online through another library database.
  2. In print by doing a search in the Library Catalog.
  3. Via interlibrary loan by making an interlibrary loan request.

Make sure to look for the Where Can I Get This link on the database page!

Find out more about Interlibrary Loans.

Check your Interlibrary Loan Account.