Only finding an abstract or citation for an article when searching within databases? No worries, just look for the Find It link or the Ferris FullText link.
The Find It link tends to look like one of the following:
The Ferris FullText looks like one of the following:
Not all databases will display the results in the same format, but regardless of the results list's layout, locate the Find It or Ferris FullText link if the article isn't immediately available in full text. Below is an example of both the Find It link and the Ferris FullText link displaying in 2 different results sets.
The Ferris Library, FLITE, cannot subscribe to every journal available. If there is no Full Text option available after clicking on Find It or trying Google Scholar:
If you have never used Interlibrary Loan (ILL) before, you must first set up an account. Please do the following:
Go through the above-linked screen, and at the bottom click on First Time Users Click Here.
Fill out every field with an asterisk, then hit Submit Information, and you've created your own personal ILL account.
*Please note, the ILL username and password is simply anything that you can remember, so you don't have to get too fancy.
Once you have an ILL account created, the Find It link makes it simple to request desired articles via interlibrary loan.
Click on the GO button by ILL (Interlibrary Loan)
You'll be taken to the screen to login to your personal interlibrary loan account
Never buy an article while a Ferris affiliate! FLITE either subscribes or can get the article through Interlibrary Loan. Below are video tutorials to assist you with getting full text.