Hi! We are Kevin Pardon and Janice Hermer, your Health Science Librarians at the ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus Library.
This assignment should take you 20 minutes or less. Completing this assignment will prepare you for our hands-on library research session this Fall.
Follow the steps below to complete your assignment, then complete the short quiz.
Step 1: Get to know your ASU Library
Step 2: ASU Library doesn't have it? We can get it for you!
Step 3: Set up your ILLIAD Account to use the Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery service
Step 4: Learn 4 methods to get to the full text of an article from its citation information
Step 5: Complete quiz in blackboard AFTER attending class session & completing this pre-class assignment
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In this course, your instructor will often provide citations of articles on your blackboard course site, and you will need to find the full text of each article to read it for the course.
Here are 4 methods to get to full text - at least one of these should work for any article citation.
The 3 primary methods below use this APA style article citation:
Pattyn, E., Mahieu, N., Selfe, J., Verdonk, P., Steyaert, A., & Witvrouw, E. (2012). What predicts functional outcome after treatment for patellofemoral pain?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 44(10), 1827-1833. doi:10.1249/MSS.0b013e31825d56e3
Search for the article title using Library One Search - this is the search box you'll see on your MyASU page when you click the book stack Library link, and the search box you'll see on the ASU Library home page: https://lib.asu.edu
If you see no full text, look for an Option linking you to "Interlibrary Loan," then sign in and use your Illiad account to request the full text of the article.
Search for the article title using Google Scholar - there is a tab for Google Scholar on the search box you'll see on your MyASU page when you click the book stack Library link, and the search box you'll see on the ASU Library home page: https://lib.asu.edu
Search for the article title using PubMed (an open access research database for health research) - there is a link for "All Research Databases" underneath the search box you'll see on your MyASU page when you click the book stack Library link, and in the gray bar across the ASU Library home page: https://lib.asu.edu