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In this tutorial you will learn how to locate the full-text of an article when you have a citation.
Use the arrows below to navigate through the tutorial.
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:
What is the date that this article was published?
Click on the link for Full text available from Academic Search Complete under "Click on the Following to".
A new window should open.
Click the Search Within this Publication link.
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.
Click the blue Return to the University of Arizona University Libraries blue button
Then under Find Materials, click Library Catalog
Review the citation below and identify the title of the publication.
Ford, Andréa. Going For Broke. Time (Chicago, Ill), Volume 177, Issue 18 (May 9, 2011). p. 44-46.
Click on the Journal Title button.
Type Time into the search box.
You will see multiple records for Time.
To make sure that you select the right one:
Now you will see links to all the databases that include articles from Time magazine.
Next to each database you will see a list of dates; these are the dates that full-text articles are available for Time.
You can select any of these databases to locate your article.
Congratulations! You have completed this tutorial.