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How do I find 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?

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.

A page or PDF of the full text will open.

The full text is not immediately available at LNDL, but is available through the USMAI lending consortium.
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 verify your 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.