Answer

Here are the steps to locating the full-text for a citation, using the following citation as an example:

 

Filatova, O., Ford, J., Matkin, C., Barrett-Lennard, L., Burdin, A. and Hoyt, E. 2012. "Ultrasonic whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the North Pacific (L)." Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 132, no. 6: 3618-3621. 

 

1. Start with the title of the journal:

 

Filatova, O., Ford, J., Matkin, C., Barrett-Lennard, L., Burdin, A. and Hoyt, E. 2012. "Ultrasonic whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the North Pacific (L)." Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 132, no. 6: 3618-3621. 

 

2. Go to the library's homepage and click on the tab for Library Collections. Then choose "Find Journals."

 

3. Type the title of the journal -- "Journal of the Acoustical Society of America" -- into the search box and click "Search."

 

4. If the title comes up in the search, it means the library has access to that journal either in print or online. Under the title it will list all of the access points for that journal.

 

5. This journal is available through Ebsco's Academic Search Complete with full-text available from 2005 to 12 months ago:

 

 

6. Once you click the link you are at the index of the journal. Find the year for the citation you want to find, and click on the index for that year:

 

Filatova, O., Ford, J., Matkin, C., Barrett-Lennard, L., Burdin, A. and Hoyt, E. 2012. "Ultrasonic whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the North Pacific (L)." Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 132, no. 6: 3618-3621. 

 

 

7. Next find the volume and issue number for the citation you are looking for, then click on the link for that volume/issue of the journal:

 

Filatova, O., Ford, J., Matkin, C., Barrett-Lennard, L., Burdin, A. and Hoyt, E. 2012. "Ultrasonic whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the North Pacific (L)." Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 132, no. 6: 3618-3621. 

 

 

8. Once you are in the issue, simply browse the articles to find the one with the correct title and click on the PDF for full-text:

 

Filatova, O., Ford, J., Matkin, C., Barrett-Lennard, L., Burdin, A. and Hoyt, E. 2012. "Ultrasonic whistles of killer whales (Orcinus orca) recorded in the North Pacific (L)." Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America 132, no. 6: 3618-3621. 

 

 

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