Start off with several key terms, using quotation marks to group words and phrases together, along with Boolean searching (using AND OR NOT between search terms).
On the results page, you will see three essential columns:
After you install LibKey Nomad, it will automatically scan for PDFs and direct links wherever your browse, this includes Google Scholar.
Try clicking the title and if you have LibKey installed it will find the PDF for you.
You will be given an option to click the button to download the PDF.
If a PDF is not available, LibKey will provide a direct link for you to click.
For more information on LibKey Nomad at Duquesne, see our full guide.
After finding a resource, click the Full Text Finder @ Duquesne link on the far right to access Gumberg Library's resources.
When the Full Text Finder window opens, it presents options to get full text.
If you cannot find electronic full text, click ILL. Full Text Finder will redirect you to the ILLiad Logon. You will need to login using your Duquesne University MultiPass credentials.
After you login, the information for the article is automatically filled in; all you have to do is scroll down and submit your request.
Click on a link if it appears on the far right. The link usually contains the resource in HTML or PDF formats.
Click on the title of the document. If the resource asks for a payment, do not purchase the article or book.
Google Scholar also utilizes open access materials. These are scholarly materials available for free through links to anyone from that publisher's website.
With LibKey Nomad installed, if you don't see a side link, click the article and LibKey will search for full text and provide you a button if available.
Another option is searching DUQSearch with the citation information. If you still cannot find full text, please contact a librarian.