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Getting Help

Research Help

   Library Help Desk
   Ground floor, AUS Library
   06 5152277
   Help desk open during library hours


For help during academic calendar weekends, final exams & semester breaks, email:

Modified hours for Ramadan & summer semester

Subject Databases

Search key databases in your discipline to check where articles on your topic are being published.

UlrichsWeb Periodical Directory

The AUS Library subscribes to UlrichsWeb - a vital tool for sourcing periodical information. You can filter results to Refereed / Peer-reviewed and find reviews from Magazines for Libraries, Library Journal and independent reviewers. The record for each title includes important information such as where published and indexed and contact details.

Guidelines for Evaluating Journals

Ranked and Core Journals Lists

Journals can also be evaluated based on assessment methods or inspection by experts. Below are some journal lists compiled by universities, professional organizations or research centers. Some are specific to a discipline.