Journal articles are usually short papers on specific topics. They are published in issues or parts of journals (also called periodicals) which appear regularly. Use articles to find:
Finding journal articles
Search the Summon discovery service using the box below to find full-text journal articles available via the Library. Search using topic topic words or for a specific article title.
Search databases covering your subject
Alternatively try the subject-related databases listed below. They will give you references to journal articles - they may also give you the full-text of the article, or at least link you to the full-text if it is available online.
We subscribe to a wide range of journals in construction and management, these are just a few of the titles. Search the Enterprise catalogue to find out if we have a specific journal (in print or online). Search Summon (using the search box to the left) to find articles published in all our online journals.
If you are having difficulties accessing articles via Summon or one of our databases see the links below.
If there is a problem with a Library e-resource please fill in a problem report form.
This video will show you how to find out if the Library has access to a specific article - online or in print.
Yiu, C.Y. (2007) Building depreciation and sustainable development. Journal of Building Appraisal. 3(2), 97–103.
Our Inter-Library Loans service can get books not held at Reading from other libraries (usually from the British Library).
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