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Physician Assistant Studies: Finding Articles

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Keep in mind, most of the databases are subscribed by the library, including PubMed. Make sure enter PubMed by Clicking the Medline via PubMed link through the Laupus library website.  If you bypass the library website by going straight to PubMed or bookmark PubMed, you will not be recognized as a library user with access to our journal subscriptions and will not be prompted with library resource links.

(1) Article citation in search results: Use the Find It ! button

If the journal article you want appears on your search results list after you search a database (such as PubMed, Medline, CINAHL,Google Scholar, etc.), a purple gold Find It! button will appear.

1. Click  which will load a Find It webpage.

2. The Find It webpage might link directly to the article, which usually have a PDF download option somewhere in the article. 

3. If the “Find It!” page states Sorry, no holdings were found for this journal , under Additional Options, you can click the Request through Interlibrary Loan link, to request that a PDF copy of the article be sent to you through ILLiad, our InterLibrary Loan service (First-time users must register for an ILLiad account)

(2) Just need full text

If you already have a citation you can use Option 1:  theCitation Linker to find the full text. Or Option 2: Search for a new journal

1. Type the journal title in the search box using search option "Title begins with", and click Search. 

2. On the result page, scroll down to your journal title. 

3. Under your desired journal title, lists of date ranges will appear. 

4. Click the link right behind the dage range that includes the publication year of your desired arcitle.

5. After loading the page, find a search box on the page stating: "Search within this journal" and search using either article title or author's name to retrieve the one that you want. Or you can browse by volume and issue number to locate the specific journal article. 

Need Help?

Help Sheets and Tutorials

Help Sheets and Tutorials Page

We have several help sheets that you can print off with step by step instructions for using many of our resources. If you watch the video tutorials, you will see step by step how to run a search.  The video tutorials are broken down into 5 minute (or shorter) segments.