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Finding Full Text Articles

  1. 1. Finding Full Text Articles
  2. 2. Why aren’t there any articles???
  3. 3. Really—they’re there! Our databases have both full text articles and abstracts (summaries) of articles By selecting the full text option when you search, all of your search results will have the entire article available
  4. 4. Why isn’t the whole database full text?• Abstracts help you know what other information on a topic is available—this is especially useful for upper level and graduate courses Available Everything right now that’s available
  5. 5. EBSCOhost• To get only full text results, check the box next to Full Text just below Limit your results
  6. 6. Opening an article in EBSCOhost: On your results Some are PDFs, which you pages, there will be can download to your Full Text icons at the computer or print and which end of each citation look like the page from the journalSome aresimply thetext of the Click onarticle without HTML Fullthe formatting Text or PDFand can be Full Text toread in the open thedatabase or articleprinted out
  7. 7. Saving a PDF document:• Once you open a PDF document, you can save it to your computer and use it any time• To save it, move your cursor around until you see the dark oblong menu bar• Click on the floppy disk on the left of the oblong• Give it a name that you can recognize and save it where you can easily find it Or print your article by clicking here
  8. 8. EBSCOhost includes:• Academic Search Premier• Business Source Elite• CINAHL• EconLit• ERIC• Literary Reference Center Plus• MLA Directory of Periodicals• MLA International Bibliography• PsycARTICLES• PsycINFO• PsycBOOKS• PsycCRITIQUES
  9. 9. ProQuest• To get only full text results, check the box next to Full text just below Search options
  10. 10. Opening an article in ProQuest: On your results Some are PDFs, which you pages, there will be can download to your Full text icons at the computer or print and which end of each citation look like the page from the journalSome aresimply thetext of the Click onarticle without Full text orthe formatting Full text -and can be PDF toread in the open thedatabase or articleprinted out
  11. 11. ProQuest includes:• ProQuest Central• ProQuest collections• ABI/INFORM complete• Accounting & Tax• Banking Information Source• Canadian Newsstand Complete• CBCA Complete• Hoover’s Company Profiles• OxResearch• Pharmaceutical News Index
  12. 12. JSTOR• JSTOR has all full text articles• However, JSTOR lists articles that are not in our library• UNcheck the box next to Include links to external content to get the articles in our collection
  13. 13. Databases with nothing but full text: • Credo Reference • Snapshot Series • Hoover’s Company • Westlaw Records • World Book • Mergent Academic • NewsBank • Films On Demand • OxResearch (videos) • Project MUSE • Ebrary (ebooks) • PubMed Central • EBSCOhost eBook • Reference USA Collection (ebooks)
  14. 14. Decipher our code• Our database lists show how much full text is available in each database All Full Text Some Full Text
  15. 15. If you have questions or needassistance, please get in touch with us! Email library@ashford.edu Call toll-free 866-685-8089Mon – Fri 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Pacific time Chat via the button on our website

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