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ENG 300 Introduction to the English Major - Hines - Fall 2017: How To Use the Library

PSU Library Website Tour Video

Watch this video to take a 2-minute tour of the PSU Library website!

Using the PSU Library Catalog

This tutorial on searching the catalog provides information about its search features while you are actually using the catalog.

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If you have an article citation...

You can use an article citation to get the full text. 

Ex.: Baron, R. M., & Kenny, D. A. (1986). The moderator–mediator variable distinction in social psychological research: Conceptual, strategic, and statistical considerations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 51(6), 1173-1182

Option 1: 

Search the PSU Library using the article title as your search:

Screenshot of library homepage search box with article title entered


Option 2:

Enter the article title in Google Scholar, then click on Find it @ PSU:

screenshot of Google Scholar article search



Both methods provide links to the full text article, under the "View Online" tab:

screenshot of link to full text article from library catalog


Not available?

Try searching for the journal and then searching or browsing for the article. If the Library does not have access to the volume of the journal needed, submit an article request via Interlibrary Loan.

screenshot of journals link on library website


screenshot of journal search