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Why won't the full text of articles open when I click Full Text Through LinkSource in databases?

Last Updated: Aug 04, 2015  |  146 Views

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If you click on the Full Text Through LinkSource link in a database and the link doesn't seem to be working or the .pdf won't open, check your browser. Internet Explorer has made some changes to their settings that don't work with this type of linking system. Firefox and Chrome do work, so if you switch to either of those you should be able to get the article you want.

If you are having problems opening .pdf's of articles the problem is a compatibility issue between IE and Adobe. You need to open Adobe first, before doing anything else and then you should be able to open .pdf's of full-text articles from the databases.

If that still doesn't work, please contact the library for assistance.

Sometimes, the library doesn't have access to a particular journal electronically. In that case the link will take you to a screen with information about our print availability or a form to request the article through free interlibrary loan.

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