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Independent Distance Learners (IDLs): Journals

A guide to Information Services support for HWU IDLs

You don't have the journal I need, or it is only available in print

There are a number of ways of getting hold of books, chapters or articles we don't have in stock see:

Finding Journals (A-Z list)

If you want to know whether or not we have access to a particular journal, you can use the A-Z journals list in Discovery:


Nilsson, K. L. (2007) 'Managing Complex Spatial Planning Processes', Planning Theory & Practice, 8(4), pp. 431-447.

We would search/browse for

["Planning Theory and Practice"] i.e. the journal title, NOT the article title. 

Off-campus access

When off-campus, you will be prompted for your Heriot-Watt username/password.  For help with usernames/passwords, see: