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Finding Full Text: SPU and Beyond: Google Scholar

Use this guide to find out how to get the full text of desired books and articles.

Find Full Text on Google Scholar

Google Scholar can link directly to the full text of an article. To do this, you must either be on campus or logged in.

 

1) To being Click on the Google Scholar link in the list of Library databases, and log in using your SPU username and password.


2) You should see the Full-Text at SPU Library link to the right of the results when searching for items SPU has full text access to.


3) Click on the Full-Text@SPU Library link.  You will be taken to a Library Search web page with the "View It" tab opened. From there, simply click on a publisher's link to be taken to the full text of the article.

What if I don't see the link?

Go to the Google Scholar home page and click the Settings button at the top of the page.


In Settings, click Library links.


Search for "Seattle Pacific University."


Check "Seattle Pacific Unviersity - Full-Text@SPU Library", and click Save.


Now when you search you should see some Full-Text@ SPU Library links on the right side of your results list..


When you click on the Full-Text@SPU Library link, you will be taken to a Library Search web page with the "View It" tab opened. From there, simply click on a publisher's link to be taken to the full text of the article.