Accessing Full Text Content

1. Introduction to Accessing Full Text Content

This section covers the main methods and techniques of accessing full-text academic information. When you search a subject database or library catalogue, accessing  the full text of a publication, either electronically or in print, can sometimes appear to be a difficult and confusing process. This section explains the main routes to accessing full-text information. The method of delivery is a mixture of text and web links. 

On completion of this section, you will have a better understanding of how to access full-text academic information from a range of resources and services.

Thinking points:

  • What are the possible sources of full-text information, in both electronic and print formats, that will support your research?