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How to Use Library Resources: Check for Full Text

Checking for Full Text

Follow the steps below to determine if the full text of an article is available through GALILEO.

Advanced Search

Use the GALILEO Advanced Search option to search for a specific article that you want to read.

  1. Type the journal title (not the article title) into the search bar.
  2. Change the Select a Field menu option to SO Journal Title/Source, and click on the Search button.
  3. The title of the journal will appear in bold under each search result in the results list.
  4. Scroll through the results. If you can't find the article that you're looking for, then try the Journals A-Z search method.
  5. If you find the article that you're looking for, but you don't see a PDF Full Text link under the result, that means that you don't have access to that article.

Journals A-Z

If you can't find the article that you want to read by searching for the journal title in the GALILEO Advanced Search feature, try looking up the journal in the Journals A-Z list.

  1. On the GALILEO homepage, click on the Journals A-Z button underneath the search bar.
  2. Type the journal title (not the article title) into the search bar, and click on the Search button.
  3. If you find the journal in the search results, open the Full Text Access menu by clicking on the small, blue box.
  4. Choose one of the databases listed. Click through to the specific year, volume, and issue that the article appears in. Then scroll through that issue's results to find the article that you're looking for.
  5. Look for the PDF Full Text link. If you can't find it, then you don't have access to the article.