Once you've identified an article in a database and you want to the full text, click on the green Find It @ PSU button to see if the article is available from journals in the Library (electronic and print). If you see a Download Article link, you can click to access the electronic copy.
If there is no Download Article link, check for print holdings. If the article is not available from our library electronically or in print, you can request the article using Interlibrary Loan.
When starting out on your search, it's important to review your results and identify ways that you could improve upon your search. Revising your search may include:
Another way to revise your search is to utilize the language of the database. Subject headings are terms assigned to each citation in the database to capture what it's about, no matter what particular words the author might have use. For example, the article:
"NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORKS, SOCIAL CAPITAL, AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: THE RELATIONSHIPS REVISITED" has the following subject headings assigned: