A search for articles in a CSUSM library database has been conducted. You now want the article in PDF Full text.
There are two different links that you may encounter in our databases: Get it! and PDF Full Text.
For example purposes a search for an article is shown. Arrows on the image point out two different links:
Get it! at CSUSM and PDF Full Text
If your article shows a Get it! at CSUSM link follow these steps below. If you need PDF Full text directions scroll down to the next section.
- From the article entry OR from the list of article results: Click on the Get it! at CSUSM link. Note: This is a three click process.
- You will now be directed to the CSUSM library catalog (shown in image below).
Our system works to locate a database that will provide you access to a full text copy of your article. Note: occassionally NO FULL TEXT is available. Request the item via Inter-library loan for full text.
In the "View it" section of the library catalog is a link to a database that provides access to the article in full text.
- Make your second click on the database link provided. You will be taken to an article entry in the named database.
- From the named database article entry, locate a PDF Full text icon. Click three is on the PDF icon to download a copy of the article in full text. Congratulations, you now have the Full text of your desired article.