Answered By: Reference Desk Thomas Cooper Library
Last Updated: Mar 12, 2019     Views: 139

If you are in a library database and the PDF or Linked Full Text is not there, try Full Text Finder to search for the article within all of the library's subscriptions.

To search for a specific article in the library's resources, there are two main strategies:
1. Try searching for the article title in the Multi-Search box on the library's homepage. (Do not paste the full citation.) For best results, login for full access before you search. You may find the PDF or you can try the Full Text Finder link.

2. Try searching Online Journals for the publication title. If you find a match, click + Full Text Access in the results to see which databases or publishers provide access and for what publication dates. After making a selection, you will have to navigate to the year and volume or search for the article title if you want to find a specific article.

Some articles are not included in the library subscriptions and cannot be immediately accessed online. For these articles, make a free Interlibrary Loan request for a PDF scan of the article.

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