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Scopus Basics

Scopus Database Link

Step One; Enter Search Terms

Step Two: View the Citation

  • Since this search only produced one result, it is not necessary to place limits for date, formats, etc.

Step Three: View the Abstract

  • The abstract will tell you what the article is about in detail. It will help you decide whether to look for the full text of the entire article.

Step Four: Look for the Full Text of the Article

  • The original citation said that the full text might be on the publisher site. 
  • So, we go to the publisher site in these two screen shots. 
  • This article is not available - in the free format we expect to see.
    • Do not pay for the article.
  • Submit an Interlibrary Loan Request via the library home page form.
    • The article will arrive in a couple of days in your email.


Step Five: Submit an Interlibrary Loan Request for the Article

  • Copy and paste details of the citation onto the "article" form.