What to do when the full-text of your article is not available from the database
The UW Colleges libraries provide access to thousands of peer reviewed journals, but databases will retrieve records from some journals that are not available in full-text. When that happens, students can order the article that is not available here from another library. Watch this video to see how the process for ordering an article from a database works. Always look for the button or "find it at UW Colleges" text to set the loan process in motion.
If you prefer to avoid interlibrary loan, limit your search to full-text only.
You'll need to use your library barcode number to order materials. Look for it on the front of your student ID.
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These tutorials are provided by database vendors and other libraries. The list moves from basic and general to more specific search techniques. If you only watch one, watch the first or second listed.