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To access an article or ebook, each record will display a section titled, View Online / Full text availability. Click on the link in that section. The link will usually bear the name of a vendor or database - it is not standard text.

It will say View Online whether it is a text, video or audio resource.

If there is not a link in this section, it means we do not have access to this resource online.

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the section titled View Online is for audio, text and video that we have access to online. If you see no link in this section, it means we do not have access to the resource online.

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Use the Books and Media link under the search bar on


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On the next screen, enter your search terms.


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oN the left side, you can limit to items available online


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Under each result, there is a link Available Online. Click that.

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every publisher link is differently named once you are in the full record

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