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How can I get to the full text of an article when I search a database?
How to find the full-text of the article:
Some databases include the full text of the article in the database. Look for icons or links that say:
HTML (good version for reading on a computer screen)
PDF (good version for printing or saving to a portable drive)
Full Text (no specific format listed, but full text nonetheless)
If the article isn't available full-text within the database you found it, click on the orange UC-eLinks button to checkfor other full text as well as print options. UC-eLinks checks to see if the article is available through UC San Diego Library's subscriptions - whether it is online or in print.
UC-eLinks makes it easy to:
Check for online access
Check the catalog (Roger) for the print version
Use Request to have us get a copy from another library (known as interlibrary loan)
Format the citation information in one of 5 sytles to easily paste into your bibliography - use Copy & Paste citation
What if the journal (or article) I need isn't here - can Interlibrary Loan help?
Interlibrary loan (ILL) is the service libraries provide when they do not own the item you want. We will work with our partner libraries and borrow a book, video, or get a scan of a journal article at your request.