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Orientation to the Library: Journals Page

Introduction to Accessing Journals

The Jay Sexter Library subscribes to thousands of e-journal on various topics to accommodate your research needs. It is through searching our journals you will find scholarly and peer-reviewed articles. 

There are two ways to access our journals collection: 

  • Library's Website 
  • Browzine
  • LibKey Browser Extension

In the boxes below is detailed information on how to access our journals and articles through each of these options. 

NOTE: You will be required to login into OpenAthens to view full-text articles.

Accessing Journals from the Library's Website

The Library subscribes to thousands of e-journals on various topics. This tutorial provides a brief overview of how to access the journals from the Library's website. It very easy to use. This is all you need to know:

  • Use the top left menu  to select a topic from the side navigation that pops up.
  • Use the arrows H5P page navitation arrowsto navigate from page 1 to page 2, and back.
  • Click the purple + icon to learn more about the selected features.

NOTE: We do not recommend the full screen mode for this tutorial.

LibKey Extension

We highly recommend adding the LibKey Extension to your browser, to check for access to articles through TUN Library with one click. 

To download the extension visit the Library website and scroll down just past the Quicklinks, until you see the LibKey Nomad link.

Or you can CLICK HERE to go directly to the LibKey extension download page. Scroll down to the bottom of the page to select your browser, and follow the prompts. NOTE: Make sure when typing in your organization you enter and then select Touro University Nevada


When you are searching online for articles and find one you want, look for this icon, often on the bottom left of the page: 

Click the icon to be taken directly to the accessible PDF of the article. If we don't have access to it, you will be taken to a page where you can access our Interlibrary Loan Service. From there you can submit a request for the article and we will find it for you. IMPORTANT: ILL requests can take up to a few days or more to process. 

NOTE: Before being taken to the article, you will be required to login OpenAthens, if you aren't already, to verify your TUN affiliation.

Accessing Journals from Browzine

Browzine Logo

BrowZine finds specific journal titles and is great for browsing journals by subject. 

To get to Browzine and begin searching/browsing, you can do two things:

  • Go to Browzine directly. Here is the direct link to our journals: 
  • Find the Browzine link on the library website or in this guide, and link from there. 

IMPORTANTMake sure you are connected to Touro University Nevada or you will not get accurate results. To do this, use the links provided in this guide or on the LIBRARY'S WEBSITE.

See the "Browzine e-Journals Search" box below for more information on connecting to and using Browzine. 

Click the EXPLORE JOURNALS link in the box just above to get started searching now.

Click the WATCH THE VIDEO link to see a short video created by Browzine on Browzine.

***Scroll down for detailed information on using Browzine.***

Browzine e-Journals Search

Browzine is very easy to use. You can likely figure it out because it is very intuitive, but here is a quick explanation. 

On the TUN LIBRARY BROWZINE page, you will see the page below. There are three things to know to begin, which are listed below. The numbers of the items correspond to the red numbers on the image.  

1. IMPORTANT: Make sure you are connected to Touro University Nevada, as seen in the image below or you will not get accurate results. To do this, use the links provided in this guide or on the LIBRARY'S WEBSITE.

2. Enter your query (search terms) in the search box. You can search for a journal title, an article, a subject, or by the journal's ISSN. This search feature is great for more specific searches, when you know what you are looking for.

3. Browse journals by subject by selecting a broad subject from the list under "Browse Subjects". When you make your selection are are taken to the results, you can refine your search to more specific topics. This feature is best for a more broad search and is a great way to discover a list of the journals we have on your topic of choice. 


You can use the search box below to enter your query, and you will be taken to the Browzine page with results in place. For example, if you enter "Diabetes" as your query, you will be taken to the page below, where you can refine the results if needed, or start over should you choose. The results that are on the right, is a list of the journals we have for that subject. Simply click on one of them to view the journal.  


Search e-journals in Browzine