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Finding the Full Text of Articles

Found the perfect article but there is no link to the full text? We might have access through another database. Here's how to check.

Full Text

Full text (access to the resource) is indicated in a database by the following icons and links:

pdf full text picture

In PDF Format
html full text picture In HTML text
linked full text picture Clicking will take you to PDF or HTML retrieved from another database or site.
Get It At Rider Libraries screenshot


Clicking will take you to the electronic version (streaming audio, video; PDF, HTML) or the library catalog, where you can see where to aceess the print version of the journal in Moore or Talbott Library) 


Available from....

Get it from....

In One Search, links like this will bring you to the resource (streaming audio, video; PDF, HTML) in a different database or in an open-source scholarly repository on the web.











  If you do not see one of these links in the results screen of the full citation, we most likely DO NOT have access to the journal (or book, if searching Library One Search, which contains citations for books we may not own. It is always best to double check the library catalog directly for book titles.) 


  • You can still request the article, find it in the Libraries' databases and click "Place a request for this title".  

USE the  Journals button on the Libraries' homepage to see if the Libraries own or have access to the print or electronic versions of the journal title.

find full-text Journal

Entering the name of the journal and clicking on the Search button will display a list of journals matching your search terms.

journal name


Select the item you want and click on “Full Text Access” which appears below the item (see image below). 
This will produce a list of databases and/or links to the library catalog(s) to direct you to the full text of the
journal in electronic or/and in print formats.

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If you do not see one of these links in the results screen of the full citation, we most likely DO NOT have access to the journal.