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Tips for Accessing Full Text

Full-Text Journal Articles

1. Some databases provide PDF or HTML links to the full-text of a publication (included as part of the content within the database).

2. If full-text is not available online, do a "journal title" search in Library Catalog to check for a print subscription.

3. If no electronic or print copy is available, use our free online InterLibrary Loan Service called ILLiad.


  • ProQuest Social Sciences Collection
    Search several databases at once: ERIC, PAIS, PILOTS, ProQuest Criminal Justice, ProQuest Education Journals, ProQuest Political Science, ProQuest Psychology Journals, ProQuest Social Science Journals, ProQuest Sociology, Social Services Abstracts, Sociological Abstracts, Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
  • ProQuest Sociology
    This database covers the international literature of sociology and social work, including culture and social structure, history and theory of sociology, social psychology, substance abuse and addiction and more. This collection provides full-text coverage of many core titles included in Sociological Abstracts and Social Services Abstracts.
  • OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
    OmniFile provides full text articles in the areas of art, agriculture, applied science, business, current events, education, general science, humanities, law, library sciences, social sciences, technology, and many other fields.
  • SAGE Premier
    SAGE Publications publishes over 460 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.
  • ERIC  
    The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and is also available for free at the government site.
  • Academic OneFile  
    Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.
  • Wiley Online Library
    A full-text journal collection covering a wide range of subject areas including social and behavioral sciences.
  • Diversity Studies Collection
    This collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes 150 journals.
  • Credo Reference Topic Page for Social Work


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