When you search a database, your results are displayed as a list of citations. A journal article citation contains the information you need to locate the article. Depending on the database, the format may be different, but this is what you will usually find:
The "Source" is the title of the journal, magazine, or other publication that contains the article. If the article is not available in full text, it won't have any PDF or HTML links. If that is the case, don't give up! Read the information in the box on the right to find out what to do next.
Not every published article is available in full text online. This could be due to any one of several reasons:
What can you do if the article you want is not available online?