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How do I find the full text?: Finding the Full Text

There are multiple ways to access the full text of resources owned by the library. This guide will help you to identify the steps you should take to find the full text of an article, e-books, or other electronic library resource.

Full Text Icons and Directions

Which icon or link do you see?

What happens next?

Option 1: A PDF version of the resource will open.

Option 2: You will be redirected to a copy of the article on the journal's main page. To open the full text, look for a PDF icon, "Full Text" tab or link, or a Download option.

Option 3: You will be redirected to the journal's main page. From there, navigate into the "Archives" or "Past Issues" section. Using the citation of your article, locate the appropriate year, volume, and issue to find your article. Not sure how to read the citation? Visit our MLA and APA citation guide to see a diagram.

Option 4: You will be redirected to a list of databases that contain the journal, as well as an indication that the journal is available in print in the library. Select the database that covers the publication year of your article. Using the citation of your article, locate the appropriate year, volume, and issue to find your article. Not sure how to read the citation? Visit our MLA and APA citation guide to see a diagram

A PDF version of the resource will open. You can read it on the screen, save it to your computer, or print.
The full text is not immediately available through the library. You can request a copy via Interlibrary Loan (ILL), a free service available to Loyola and Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff. You'll need to make an account the first time you use ILL.Once you've placed a request, articles and book chapters are typically delivered to your ILL account within 24 hours and books are available within 1 week for pick-up. For more help with ILL, please view this guide.
You'll be redirected to a page with a link to the e-book. NOTE: LNDL users only have access to e-books that include LNDL as a location code. Look for a list of locations under the "Check Online Availability" link. You may need to select "Show More (#)" to see all options.
A page or PDF with the full text will open.
A page or PDF with the full text will open.
A page with the full text will open.
A page with the full text will open.

  

You will be asked to accept JSTOR's Terms and Conditions. Then, a PDF of the full text will open.
   

 

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