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Using Journals: Collections

Journal Collections at IOE Library

UCL Libraries hold a thousands of periodicals and journals in print and electronic formats, with many core titles held in both print and electronic versions. They will appear on UCL Explore under the abbreviation 'Pers.' Some older and less frequently used journals may have to be requested from Journals Store.

 Collection   name        Location  Access arrangements
 IOE Pers   Level 3 - UCL IOE Library - 20 Bedford Way                    Available on open shelves in the Library.  Self service for UCL staff and students and for Library visitors.                       
Store Pers  UCL Store - Wickford, Essex                          Request in advance (Monday to Friday) by completing a store request form
 E-Journals (View Online) Online available through UCL Explore and databases. Go to Explore and to find online journals. Off campus, you may be prompted to login with your UCL username and password.

Collection Development Policy - Journals

The selection policy for journals aims to provide a comprehensive collection of all UK journals dealing principally with education. It also aims to provide a good selection of scholarly education journals published elsewhere. 

Electronic versions of journals are collected wherever possible. These are acquired as part of large publisher electronic journal agreements where it is cost effective to purchase access to a 'bundle' of journals.