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I have a journal article citation. How can I locate the article?

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The easiest thing to do is search using the article's title on the library homepage. This will often bring up the article right away.

If this doesn't work, search for the journal the article was published in using the following method:

  1. On the main library homepage, click on the 'Journals List' tab.
  2. Type in the title of the journal and click Go.
  3. A list of journal titles will appear. Click on the link that matches the journal you are looking for.
  4. A list of links that say 'Full Text Online' should appear. Pay close attention to the 'Available from' section-- the date your article was published must match the date ranges.
  5. After clicking on the 'Full Text Online' link it will bring you to the main page of that Journal Title. You can browse by year, volume and/or issue using the citation. Or depending on the journal, you may be able to search by article title within the publication.

NOTE: If 'Full-Text Online' links do not appear, it means the library does not have access to an online version of that journal. If the journal is available in print, there will be a link that says 'Check Holdings'. Otherwise, you may request your article from another library using RACER interlibrary loan.

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