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Mistakes in a Reference
Electronic journals have a Search this Journal option:
- Try searching by author OR
- Search by article title
Common mistakes that keep you from finding full-text:
- Start at HPD Library homepage to open PubMed to get links to full-text
- Search Journal title- NOT Article Title
- Typos- "American Geriatric Society" instead of "American Geriatrics Society"
- Citation has error
- Not asking for help
Search the Full Text Finder for a Specific Electronic Journal
From the HPD Library Homepage, use the Full-Text Finder to look for a specific journal in our electronic resources.
- Click on “Search Full-Text Finder”
- Type in the exact journal title
- If you are unsure of the exact title, use the drop-down box and select "Contains" to search for words within a title.
- Enter the full journal name (NOT the journal title abbreviation)
- Remember to check the year/issue coverage for the eJournal. (We may have the journal electronically, but not in the year you need)
- If the journal is not available electronically, you can check our catalog for the print copy on the shelf.
- If the journal is not available electronically or in print, you can request specific articles from Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Don't forget to ask your Liaison Librarian for help!
- Fact: most professional researchers use librarian help at the beginning of any project.
- If your research takes longer than 30 minutes, step away from the computer and call me for help!
Pam Beegle, College of Optometry Liaison