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Article Search Guide

 

Quick Guide to Finding Full Text Articles

1)  Library webpage > Databases – by Subject > Your academic major area (Nursing, Business, etc.)
2)  Choose a database > Log in using your PC email login > Set delimiters to “Full Text” and“Scholarly” or “Peer-Reviewed” choices
3)  Search for topic > Choose articles > [Choose delivery method if needed]

Don’t see any full text available of your article(s)?

1)  Highlight and right click (or Ctrl C) journal title from search result(s)

2)  New tab > Library webpage >scroll to “Full Text Journal Finder” and click

3)  Copy source title from search result > paste into Journal Finder search box

4)  Click into any database displaying publication date range within year needed

5)  Click into correct year, date, volume & issue > scroll down to article(s)

Still can’t find article full- text option of your article(s)?
1) Email your citation* information to pclibrary@presentation.edu
2) Also state the latest date by which you will accept emailed article(s); this date must be before research paper is due!

*DEFINITION:
Citation= information given at the end of an abstract which lists author(s), title of the work, the source publication, the year, volume, issue, and page range

Example:
Jameson, James. The simplest things are hardest to find. The Simple Life. 2013: 13(1): 367-369.