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English 235: Narratives of Personal Development: Articles, etc.

Getting the Full Text of Articles

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1.  Look for a "Locate it" button, which will link you to either the journal in which the article is published or to the article itself.

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2.   OneSearch, using the exact title of the article, or the author's name and title keywords.

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3. Google Scholar

  • Search for your article title in Google Scholar to see if a full-text version is available.
  • If you find your article, double-check that it has the correct citation information (journal title, author(s), volume/issue number, etc.)
  • If the article is on Google Scholar, but you are asked for payment, request the article via

4. Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

  • You can request journal articles (and other resources) from other institutions using UR's interlibrary loan service
  • The service is 100% free, though it may take a few days for your items to arrive
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