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Finding Full Text

A step-by-step guide to getting full text through Scott Library

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Known Issues

  • Some articles display in the library Article search as having "No Online Access" even though we do subscribe to the journal. In this case, we recommend looking up the journal by title to access the library subscription.
  • For ebooks in ProQuest Ebook Central, downloading the full book is not available even though it shows up as an option. You are able to download chapters of the book. 

Searching the Scott Library Collection

Step 1: Select the Books Tab on the Scott Memorial Library website

Step 2: Input Title and Select Find It

Step 3: By default, results are displayed for both electronic and print format when available. In this example, the first two books at the top of the results list are only in print. Filtering to Full-Text Online and Refine (years) are options as shown here.

Step 4: In Active filters mode, Available Online will display for each eBook title.

Step 5: And, its selection navigates to the page with the Full text availability link for EBSCOhost Ebooks.

Viewing Content for this eBook


Select Library eBooks are restricted to a one-user license and, in this example, selecting a chapter link displays this message:

Downloading Content