Use databases to find articles on your topic. Some databases will have the full text of the entire article available within the database, others will only have a citation for the article. Use the Find-It button to determine how to access the full article when there is no electronic full-text.
The Find-It Button
It's a bit like magic, really. The Find It button does three things:
The Find It button is YOUR FRIEND!!! Click here to see the Find It button starring in a short tutorial!
You can also use the Citation Linker, another fabulously cool tool. It is useful when you are reading an article and it cites another article that looks like it would be super useful for your research. You plug in the citation information for that article and can find out how to access it, whether it be electronically, physically in the library, or through Interlibrary Loan. It works the same way as Find It, but you don't have to be in a database.
Learn more about the Citation Linker!