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Getting to the article's full-text

When the full text of the article is not available in the database, use the "Search for Article" (ArticleLinker) button .

The system will search for full text and return the options in a separate window.

Click on the Article link that appears in the new window. You may have to click through 2-3 pages until you reach the PDF link for the article.

If you receive a red message that the article is not available electronically, use the "Request digital delivery" link below the message and follow the instructions to order the article. You will receive a PDF version of the article by email, usually within 48 hours.

If you need assistance, please contact Ask-a-Librarian or a reference desk at one of the libraries.


Journals and Impact Factors

  • Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory  
    Contains information on currently published as well as discontinued periodicals. Includes magazines, journals, newsletters, newspapers, conference proceedings, and electronic publications. Gives information whether a periodical is peer-reviewed.
  • Journal Citation Reports  
    An essential, comprehensive, and unique resource for journal evaluation, using citation data drawn from over 8,400 scholarly and technical journals worldwide. Provides journal impact factor.
    To access Journal Citation Reports: from main Search Page, "Select a Database" tab then click on the Journal Citation Reports.
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