A Doherty Library Information Literacy Tutorial
GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get  article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The ...
Here is an article record with full text(the article itself) supplied by thedatabase in two formats– a web-basedversion (H...
GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get  article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The ...
This article has no database-suppliedfull text. To check to see if the article isavailable at UST (for example, in adiffer...
The UST button has found copies                     of this article in two other available                     database so...
Here is another article record. If weclick the UST button here…
… we see that no full text is                               available. Instead, the UST button                            ...
GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get  article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The ...
3. Full text using CitationLinkerOften, you will want to look up full text for an article  based on that article’s citatio...
3. Full text using CitationLinkerFor this example, we’ll use the article citation below.  First, what is the name of the j...
3. Full text using CitationLinkerGhaphery, J., & White, E. (2012). Library Use of Web- based Research Guides. Information ...
Start your full-text search at thelibrary home page. Click on“Journals”.
On the “Find Journals” page, select“CitationLinker”.
Fill out the CitationLinker form with theinformation you have and click “Go”.Note that CitationLinker may give you several...
GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get  article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The ...
Google Scholar, at scholar.google.com, can be set up toshow links to UST full text. Follow the instructions atcampusguides...
Once you’re set up, search for thearticle’s full title.
Usually, your article will be the first result. Click “GetFull Text @ UST” to access article full text.                   ...
GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get  article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The ...
When no full text is available, youcan request a copy of the articlethrough Interlibrary Loan.
Click “Request an Article.”
Fill out this request form.Articles may takeapproximately one tothree weeks to arrive.                              If you...
Go to askus.stthom.edu to gethelp using library resources.
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Learn to find full-text journal articles using database tools, the UST button, the list of Journals, and Interlibrary Loan.

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Finding Full Text Articles

  1. 1. A Doherty Library Information Literacy Tutorial
  2. 2. GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The UST button3. CitationLinker4. Google Scholar5. Interlibrary Loan
  3. 3. Here is an article record with full text(the article itself) supplied by thedatabase in two formats– a web-basedversion (HTML) and a scanned image(PDF). Click one of these links to viewfull text!
  4. 4. GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The UST button3. CitationLinker4. Google Scholar5. Interlibrary Loan
  5. 5. This article has no database-suppliedfull text. To check to see if the article isavailable at UST (for example, in adifferent database), click on the redUST button.
  6. 6. The UST button has found copies of this article in two other available database sources. Clicking either of these links should bring you to the full text.In addition, this special “bX”service suggests articles that otherresearchers who viewed your articlehave looked at. Note that not allthese articles will be available atUST.
  7. 7. Here is another article record. If weclick the UST button here…
  8. 8. … we see that no full text is available. Instead, the UST button provides a link to the Interlibrary Loan Request Form (explained in part 5 of this tutorial).Note that a formatted citation foryour article and a link to our AskUs service are also on this page.
  9. 9. GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The UST button3. CitationLinker4. Google Scholar5. Interlibrary Loan
  10. 10. 3. Full text using CitationLinkerOften, you will want to look up full text for an article based on that article’s citation information.Perhaps your professor has given you a citation and asked you to look up the article.Or, perhaps you have read the list of references at the end of an article, and found a citation there you want to look up. That can be a great way to find new sources for your research!
  11. 11. 3. Full text using CitationLinkerFor this example, we’ll use the article citation below. First, what is the name of the journal where the article was published?Ghaphery, J., & White, E. (2012). Library Use of Web- based Research Guides. Information Technology & Libraries, 31(1), 21-31.
  12. 12. 3. Full text using CitationLinkerGhaphery, J., & White, E. (2012). Library Use of Web- based Research Guides. Information Technology & Libraries, 31(1), 21-31.If you said Information Technology & Libraries, you’re right! In addition, we’re looking for Volume 31, Issue 1, pages 21-31, published in 2012. Practice finding this info in the citation– it’s all important.To find a copy of this article, use the information from the citation to fill out the CitationLinker form.
  13. 13. Start your full-text search at thelibrary home page. Click on“Journals”.
  14. 14. On the “Find Journals” page, select“CitationLinker”.
  15. 15. Fill out the CitationLinker form with theinformation you have and click “Go”.Note that CitationLinker may give you severalresults; you will need to select from these to reachan article record with full text.
  16. 16. GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The UST button3. CitationLinker4. Google Scholar5. Interlibrary Loan
  17. 17. Google Scholar, at scholar.google.com, can be set up toshow links to UST full text. Follow the instructions atcampusguides.stthom.edu/googlescholar to learnhow.
  18. 18. Once you’re set up, search for thearticle’s full title.
  19. 19. Usually, your article will be the first result. Click “GetFull Text @ UST” to access article full text. The link, “No Full Text Available,” lets you access Interlibrary Loan, and may show a list of other recommended articles.
  20. 20. GoalsUpon completing this tutorial, you will be able to get article full text by using:1. Database full text links2. The UST button3. CitationLinker4. Google Scholar5. Interlibrary Loan
  21. 21. When no full text is available, youcan request a copy of the articlethrough Interlibrary Loan.
  22. 22. Click “Request an Article.”
  23. 23. Fill out this request form.Articles may takeapproximately one tothree weeks to arrive. If you select “PDF/Electronic Copy”, the article will arrive in your email!
  24. 24. Go to askus.stthom.edu to gethelp using library resources.

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