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Wooster Campus Research Library

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Finding Full Text

Trying to find full text of an article?

Check that you are connected to OSU Library resources.
When you are in a database, look for the "Find it" @OSU link.  It can be a blue link  Find it @OSU  or an image   This link should connect you to full text access or offer alternative suggestions. If you don’t see the "find it" link, it is likely that you are not connected to OSU resources. To connect from off campus follow these instructions.

Check that OSU has electronic access to the journal and article you need.
The OSU online journal list is usually the best place to check.  For journals available online to OSU patron this list will provides the titles, dates of coverage and links to the journal.

Check the catalog
Search the OSU Libraries catalog for the journal title. The catalog shows both print and electronic access. 

Request via ILLiad/Article Express   Use your ILLiad account to request articles for which OSU does not have e-access. If an article you need is across campus (in print) or across the country, we'll find it and get an e-copy to you -- free!

ILLiad Tip Auto fill your ILLiad request by using the "request this article from ILLiad" link in the Find it @ OSU page.  

COVID UPDATE:  ILLiad/Article Express services are currently limited due to COVID-19 restrictions, but they still may be able to fill your request. For more information visit the Article Express information page.