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Conducting a Literature Review for Health Sciences: Acquiring Documents 1

Finding the "Full Text Finder" link when searching databases

Look for the "Full Text Finder" or green circle link to determine if an article (retrieved from a library database) is available full-text (whole article) by following these steps (please see example below):


Finding the Full-text (WITHOUT using the "Full Text Finder" link)

Finding if an article from a periodical (journal, newspaper, or magazine) is available:

Does the library have access to the article listed below?
Califf, R. M. (2018). A beginning to principles of ethical and regulatory oversight of patient-centered research. Annals of Internal Medicine, 169(8), 579-580. doi:10.7326/M18-2517


1. Click on the "E-JOURNALS" link and type the name of the journal or other periodical.
2. Find the coverage period (year, volume, issue#) that you need.
3. Click on the selected publishers/databases to direct you to the volume/issues.

4. Navigate database/publisher page to find the volume and issue#.