When the full text of an article is not available in the database you are searching, use View It or to determine whether Andersen Library patrons have access to it via a different database or inter-library loan (ILLiad). Here's how:
Use the Journals search to find out whether we have access to a particular journal or magazine:
Here are some search tips to remember when searching the databases.
1. Be sure to mark the "peer reviewed" or "scholarly" limit when searching for peer reviewed articles.
2. Use quotation marks around phrases (e.g. "health education", "type II diabetes")
3. Use the word "AND" between different concepts.
4. Use the word "OR" between similar concepts.
5. A common truncation symbol in the databases is the asterisk symbol *. Using this will allow you to search for various forms of the word in one step. For example, strateg* will search for strategy, strategies, strategize, and strategic.
Here are some example searches: