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Library Research Skills for Biologists

Full-text included in database

Sometimes the full text of the article is right in the article index. Just click on the HTML or PDF link to read it.



How to get to the full-text when it isn't provided in the database

Sometimes you need to use UBC elink

UBC eLink is a tool to take you from the citation in an index (e.g. Web of Science) to the full text article in the ejournal (if available online) and/or to the location of the print journal.

For example, you can see the UBC eLink button on the article citation below:


UBC eLink - If the full text is available online:

You will see this screen. Click on the UBC eLink button to access the full-text of the article.

UBC eLINK - If the full text isn't online:

If the full text of an article is not available online, we may have the full-text of the article available via print. Find the journal in print by clicking on Search UBC Library Catalogue.