This service provides direct links from a database citation to
the full text of the article (if available) and other service options.
Find It! uses SFX software developed and provided
by the Ex Libris Corporation.
Because SFX will open new windows, applications
pop-ups must be disabled in order for SFX to work correctly
for some databases.
do only some databases feature
Many, but not all, of the databases the library holds
subscriptions to are "OpenURL enabled", the technology behind
this linking feature. See list below.
Because the Find It! linking service is context
specific, service options will vary from citation to citation. When
available, the Find It! button will link to one or
more of the following:
- full text of
the journal article
- an automatic
search of the CSHL Library Catalog
- an Interlibrary
Loan request form
- a Web search
using words from the article's title
- a link to get
help via e-mail
is the full text article not always available?
There are two likely reasons: (1) there is no full-text
version available (either for that journal or for specific [usually
older] volumes of it, or (2) CSHL Library does not have a license
for access to full-text for that journal.
Therefore, you may want to place a request through
Interlibrary Loan for that item.
Why don't I always go straight to the
article when I click on "full text"?
The Find It! linking service will get you as close to the full-text
as it can, given the structure and quality of the data being passed
by the database vendors. Sometimes you'll go straight to the full-text;
sometimes you'll have to navigate the publisher's site yourself after
that to get to the full-text. Essentially, a full-text link means
that full-text is available -- but you may have to do some of the
work of getting to it yourself.
What if I have a written down citation?
Sometimes you have a citation to an article from a
footnote in a book or other paper material. The Citation
Linker allows you to manually enter a citation and Find
- ISI Highly Cited
- Web of Knowledge
- Faculty of 1000
- HealthSTAR/Ovid Healthstar
- Science Direct
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