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Why isn't there full-text of everything when searching in the research databases?

1396 views   |   Last updated on Jun 11, 2015    articles searching databases


Be sure to use the Check for Full Text link (button includes a green circle) to look for access across all of our research databases.  Also keep in mind that roughly 90% of article requests through interlibrary loan are filled within 24 business hours.

The publishing landscape is vast and there is no way we could subscribe to everything. The library contracts with vendors to get research databases and those vendors work with publishers who provide varying levels of access to their content. We also individually subscribe to important journals. Learn more about where the library fits on our What are Databases!? guide