Finding Articles in GPRC Library Databases http://www.gprc.ab.ca/library
Choose a Database: Select Articles/Databases from the Library Homepage.
Choose your subject area: I’m going to choose Multidisciplinary.
Select the database: I want to search “Academic Search Complete”.
Enter your search terms: I’m looking for articles that talk about Facebookand privacy so I type in my search terms. I choose “Subject Terms” from the drop-down menu to make my search more specific.
Search Results There are 35 articles on my topic. The 2nd article looks like it might be appropriate and it’s available in full-text. I just need to click on the PDF Full Text icon.
Full-text: Here is the first part of the full-text of my article. The entire article can be viewed. I can also print or save it.
More detail: This article also looks interesting. I want more detail so I click on the title of the article.
I read the abstract and decide I want to get the full-text. So I click on the button.
Full-text in another database The article I want is full-text in the Elsevier SD College….database so I click on that database title.
Linking to another database I am taken to the database that contains the full-text of the article. I need only click on the PDF icon to get to the full-text.
Interlibrary Loan(ILL): This article is perfect for my paper. I click on the button so see if any GPRC database have the full-text.
Interlibrary Loan: None of the databases have the full-text so I need to use Interlibrary Loan to request the article.
Interlibrary Loan: I enter my Library barcode and PIN and click Submit.
Interlibrary Loan: My article information is automatically entered into the ILL form. When my article arrives I will receive an email in my GPRC email account letting me know that I can pick up the article at the Circulation Desk.