Adding a Journal to Your Article in Pure: Best Practice Guidelines

When creating a record for a journal article in Pure it’s important to link it to a journal. Before creating a new journal entry for your Pure record check to see if the title already exists:

  • In the Pure record Click add journal
  • Make sure the search tab is selected

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If multiple entries exist choose the most complete one:

  • this is often, but not always, the first in the list,
  • make sure it has no abbreviated words
  • each word starts with a capital letter, except and, or, of etc.

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If the Journal is not in the list then create a new entry.

To create a new entry:

  • In the Pure record Click add Journal
  • Make sure the create new tab is selected

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Ulrichsweb is an easy to search source of detailed information on more than 300,000 journals. You can search this database to help you fill in the relevant details.

Complete the Journal title as it appears on the website or in Ulrichsweb:

  • Don’t use abbreviations
  • each word starts with a capital letter, except and, or, of etc.
  • Don’t include any article details into the title
  • Include the ISSNs using the following format – xxxx-xxxx
  • Click on create

If you have any queries or need further assistance in creating or editing journal entries please contact the Open Access Team who is always here to help. There is also lots of information on our LibGuide or you can follow us on twitter.

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