Find the Full Text of an Article A step-by-step guide
Step 1 Click on the WSU Find it! button. Usually it’s below the article information, but sometimes you’ll have to click on the title to find it.
Step 2 Check the date of the article against the dates of the databases. Find the one(s) that match up.
Step 3 Click on the database options for full text availability.
Step 4 From the Find it! screen, you will be taken to the full text.** If not, you may have to try another database, search within the journal or database, or “drill down” to the correct year and month.
Step 5 Sometimes we don’t have access to the full text, even using Find it!.
Step 6 Not to worry! Click on More Options and use Interlibrary Loan to retrieve it from another library
Step 7 Click to request item from WSU Interlibrary Loan
Step 8 Enter the 14-digit code from the back of your WSU ID. Your password is your last name.
Step 9 Ensure the form is filled out correctly, then click the box for the copyright agreement, and click GO.
Step 10 Your ILL request was registered.** You will receive an email from WSU Interlibrary Loan with your article attached, or from Minitex with directions on how to download your article.