In addition to viewing the websites listed in the box below called "What is Open Access," please complete the following tasks:
Step 1: Download the PDF of the Article tracing exercise below.
Step 2: Using an article you already have, use the bibliography to get the citation of another source.
Step 2: Copy, paste, and search the entire citation in Google Scholar..
Step 3: Consult the Article tracing exercise and write down the steps that you took to obtain a copy of the article**. Post your response in the My Classes Discussion Board.
"Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensures that anyone can access and use these results—to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives."-- Definition from SPARC
Instructions on how to set Google Scholar up to search SU resources:
--in Google Scholar, expand the menu options and click on the settings icon
--select the middle option: Library Links
--search Salisbury University (if you are on campus, this will appear automatically)
--save your settings