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When you find a citation in a database without the complete article, the Journal Finder link should direct you to another database which has the complete article. Look for one of the following symbols: 

UMBrella icon

If there is no link available or the link does not work, check Google Scholar.

For database specific instructions, scroll down towards the bottom of this page to Links & Files.

Journal Finder

If you know the title of the journal, you can search UMBrella for Healey's electronic journals. Follow these steps.

  1. From the Healey Library homepage select UMBrella
  2. Then click on Journal Finder
  3. Search for the journal title. DO NOT search for the article title.
  4. If the library subscribes to the journal, then you will see links to databases and/or publishers which contain full text articles with a specific date range
  5. Check the date of your citation against the date of the subscription. 
  6. Select the database or publisher link that fits your needs.
  7. Enter your campus username and password.
  8. Browse or search for your article.

Full text finder results

Print Journals

Use the Journal Finder to see if the library has the journal in print or microfilm. Check the date of the journal under the holdings information. Use the call number and location to find the journal.

If you want an electronic copy of an article that is only available in print or microfilm, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

InterLibrary Loan

If the library does not have the article you need, request a copy of the article using Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

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