To find a specific journal use the Journal Titles A-Z List, or search OneSearch for older journals [limit to periodicals]
To improve your database search results try using the truncation symbol. Truncation symbols vary by database, but the usual suspects are an asterisk * exclamation mark ! or a pound # sign. Click here for an explanation on the EBSCO databases.
A great way to see what the latest research is in any subject area is to select a journal (online of course, using the Journal Titles A-Z list) and then browsing the table of contents.
Articles can be identified by searching in one of the Library databases. Try one of these databases or use the complete list that contains descriptions.
Finding the Actual Article
Many of the databases will only provide you with a citation. To retreive the full text of an article from within most databases, use the Find It @SacState link, which can usually be found at the end of a database record summary.