You run across article suggestions all the time when you are doing research - articles that professors recommend to you, articles cited in bibliographies and works cited lists, and more. Here's how to find the text of those articles.
There are two things that you need to track down the text: the name of the journal and the volume/year when your article was published.
From the library homepage choose the OSU Library catalog from the Quicklinks:
So you are searching in an article database, and you find the abstract for an article you want, but the full article is nowhere to be found?Â Don't get frustrated!Â If the OSU Libraries have the article anywhere, you can frequently find it with just a couple of clicks.
Here's a sample set of search results from Academic Search Premier.Â I'm using this as an example, but the basic set of tips here will work in all kinds of article databases, not just EBSCOhost databases.
Need to find "scholarly" or "peer-reviewed" or "academic" articles? Improve your odds with EBSCOhost databases!
By checking a couple of boxes on a search form, you can improve your odds of finding the sourcesÂ that will work for an assignment requiring "peer-reviewed" or "scholarly" articles.
This trick won't guarantee that you find scholarly articles, but it will improve your odds by filtering out a lot of sources that are clearly not scholarly.
From the library homepage, choose Databases from the Quicklinks list.