Frequently Asked Questions
Search FAQs:   Display FAQs:


 

All FAQs > Top FAQs

Printer Friendly Version
What do I do if "Check for Full Text @ JMU" isn't working?

The Check for Full Text @ JMU button appears in many of our research databases and will help you find out if JMU owns a particular periodical article, book or other item.  Occasionally, this button is unavailable.  If so, here's what you should do:

If you're looking for a journal article, look up the first few words of your journal title in Periodical Locator.  Be sure to look up the journal title, not the article title.  For example, if your citation was:

Amato, Paul R.  "Parental Divorice," Psychological Bulletin. 1991 Jul Vol 110(1) 26-46.

You would search on Psychological Bulletin.  

If you do find results, you would click on a link such as "Full text from 1904 to present in PsycARTICLES" and then re-search for the article title on the linked-to web site, in this case, Parental Divorce. If you only find a link such as Carrier Library Print Holdings, click on that, and place an Article Delivery request.

If you are looking for a book, search for the book title in JMU Library Catalog.

By following these steps, you'll find the same items that Check for Full Text @ JMU would have found for you.


This page last reviewed by Jody Fagan on 07/19/2011.



Related Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is a periodical?
  • What is the difference between a magazine and a journal?
  • How do I cite sources in my research paper?
  • What is my username and password?
  • How do I find periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers)?


    Created: 2/13/2006 11:29:00 AM
    Modified: 9/5/2012 11:31:00 AM
    Hit Count: 5516
    Rating: 3.67 out of 5
    Not Helpful  <-->   Helpful