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Find journals in the Catalogue

To find which journals the Library has, search by:



This is the most precise way of searching. The title search "Revue française." returns all records of journals beginning with that search term.


When the precise title is not known, a search for a combination of terms from the assumed title can produce the hoped-for result. E.g. the combination of the terms "Annual" and "Report" yields over 500 titles that contain those two words.


"Yale University", for example, results in a list of several institutions based at Yale University together with all their publications the Library possesses.


The term "Fondation" will give all French foundations whose publications are present in the Library collection. 
The result of this search would have to be limited to weed out the books and get only the journal titles.

Classification number

For the Library location where all scholarly journals are kept (SER) a simple classification system is used that allows the retrieval of journals by discipline, e.g.:

  • Dewey Decimal number 30 for Journals in sociology
  • Dewey Decimal number 32 for Journals in political science
  • Dewey Decimal number 33 for Journals in economics
  • Dewey Decimal number 34 for Journals in law
  • Dewey Decimal number 90 for Journals in general history
  • Dewey Decimal number 94 for Journals in European history.

Search results can be manipulated in various ways: the option "Limit this search" makes it possible to restrict the set by other words from title-, author-, or publisher field as well as by year, by language and by location within the library.

Journal Record Elements

Besides the bibliographic description (title, publisher, etc.) each journal record contains detailed information on holdings, location, and current year receipts.

  • "Holding information" indicates for each title in the collection which years and volumes the Library possesses.
  • "Location" indicates where in the Library those volumes are kept. Earlier parts of a periodical run can be kept in one place while current issues are somewhere else.
  • "Recently received" indicates, for the current subscriptions, which issues have recently arrived, are expected or have been claimed from the supplier.
  • "Check for full-text": links to the full-text or to the table of contents of the journal.


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