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Engl110-Lovitt: Get Articles

Okay, so how do I GET to the articles that I find?

You can access the full text of an article from within a database if there is a link marked 'full text' or a link to a PDF of the article on the results page.  However, many databases contain only article citations.  A citation is information about an article such as its title, author, the journal in which it was published, etc.  If there is not a link directly to the full text of the article, look for a Get It! option or the button marked Get It!

Get It! will search DELCAT and the library's list of electronic journals to see if the library provides access to that particular article or document either electronically or in print.

To get to articles that you find within WorldCat Local, you will also need to use Get It!

Using GET IT

What if the Library doesn't have the article I need?

If the Library doesn't subscribe to the journal containing the article that you need (or if the Library does not have the book that you need) you can use the Interlibrary Loan service to obtain a copy of that article or book from another library. 

Articles take around two business days to arrive electronically. 

Books can take up to two weeks to arrive, as they must go through the mail.

To request items from Interlibrary Loan, you will need to set up an Interlibrary Loan Account

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