In this tutorial you will learn two ways to locate the full-text of an article when you have a citation.
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Summon is a great tool for finding articles when you have the citation.
Take a look at the citation below and identify the title of the article.
Black, David S., Joel Milam, and Steve Sussman. "Sitting-Meditation Interventions among Youth: A Review of Treatment Efficacy." Pediatrics 124.3 (2009): e532-41.
What is the title of the article?
Select the Search icon.
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Return to the Summon search box by clicking the University Libraries Summon icon in the upper left corner of the page.
Copy and paste this article title: Demography and democracy: A global, district-level analysis of electoral contestation into the Summon search box.
What is the name of the journal this article is published in?
Sometimes Summon does not find the article that you are looking for. When this happens, you can use the UA Library Catalog to search for articles.
Begin by clicking this link to go to the UA Library Catalog:
Review the citation below and identify the title of the magazine or journal.
Aldhous, Peter. Inside the stem cell wars. New Scientist, 6/12/2010, Vol. 206 Issue 2764, p12-14
What is the title of the journal?
In the main search box drop-down menu, change the default Keyword setting to Journal Title
Type New Scientist into the search box.
You will see multiple listings for the New Scientist.
Click on the 2nd option, New Scientist 1971 [electronic resource].
Next to each database you will see a list of dates; these are the publication dates where full-text articles are available.
Review the citation and identify the date that the article was published:
Aldhous, Peter. Inside the stem cell wars. New Scientist, 6/12/2010,
Vol. 206 Issue 2764, p12-14
What is the date that this article was published?
There are several databases that carry this article.
Click this link for Full text available from Academic Search Ultimate.
Locate the Search Within this Publication link. Located on the left of the screen above publication details.
Note that the the first search box has already been populated with the name of the journal.
Type Inside the stem cell wars into the second search box.
The full text of this article should be listed in your results.
Important! All databases have a different search interface so accessing articles through each will be a different process.
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