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When searching various indexes such as PubMed, CINAHL, Scopus, PsycInfo, etc., you’ll see buttons that say “Find It!” Usually these buttons appear by the citations in a results list.  PubMed places these buttons next to the article’s abstract. Clicking “Find It!” should link you to the full text within the Library’s collection.

If the “Find It!” tool doesn’t direct you to the full text, a pop-up screen appears linking you to other options. The pop-up (or “Link Resolver” form) appears when:

a) more than one access point is available

b) only a physical version is available

c) the document is not in our collection

d) citation information has not transferred to the form correctly.

If you see This article is not available directly from TMC Library,  you may want to click “Refine/Change Citation” and check that each field contains only data appropriate to that field. (For example, volume numbers sometimes transfer to the Title field.) After editing the data, click “Look Up.”  If the data looks correct but you are not receiving any results, you may order a copy of the article from Document Delivery Service/Interlibrary Loan (DDS/ILL), providing that the library has it in print format.

Occasionally “Find It!” is unable to link you straight to the full text, but may indicate that the article is listed as a resource. This occurs most often when something about the citation is in non-standard format. An article may be located in a supplement rather than a regular issue, or it may be a meeting abstract or a letter to the editor. If you are unable to view the article after following these steps, note the details and follow the broader-level link to access the volume/page number that contains your material. Should you still be unable to find what you want, just Ask Us!