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Locate full text
The ‘Find It’ icon (or ‘Find It @ JCU Library’ link) is available in many databases. It will provide a link to the full text of a citation or reference where JCU has a subscription. Click on it when it appears next to the article.
For items that are not available in full text, check OneSearch for the book or journal title to see if it is available in print. Also investigate the following options to find resources online.
Google Scholar This link opens in a new window
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources.
Search for the article title and/or authors in Google or other search engines. Use “double quotation marks” around the title to find an exact match.
Document delivery service
The Library offers a document delivery service for staff and students to request items not held by the Library. Costs may apply for this service.
Ask the author
Try contacting the author of a work directly and ask for a copy of the literature via email or on networking sites such as:
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