Not all articles are available full text!
If an article isn't available full text through a database...
Use Get it! Cornell
to jump into the Library Catalog to search for the journal by title (not the
Once you locate the journal in the Library Catalog (online or print), then determine if we have the volume/year you need
If you cannot locate the article, ask a Librarian!
If there is no Get it! Cornell link/button, take the title of the journal NOT the title of the article, into the Library Catalog to find the physical location and/or full text availability of the volume you need.
Academic Search Premier Interdisciplinary articles and book reviews, many full text.
Bibliography of Asian Studies Indexes articles and books. Covers all aspects of Asia. Use Get It Cornell to locate an article/book.
Historical Abstracts Articles, books, book reviews about the history of the world since 1450CE.
Environment Index Articles, books, book reviews related to environmental studies.
JStor Collection of scholarly journal articles. EXCLUDES 3-5 most recent years.
Project MUSE Companion to JStor, including current issues/articles.
AnthropologyPlus Covers anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research
AnthroSource Covers political, medical, cultural, and legal anthropology; ethnology; education; humanism; archaeology; nutrition; gender issues; and linguistics.
Summon / Search for Articles
Summon (Articles & Full Text) searches articles, ebooks, audio files, and video files. It does not search the library catalog (print books and other physical items).
Use the Library Catalog for print books. Also, Summon doesn't search all library resources. Use subject-specific databases (link to the right of Articles & Full Text) for comprehensive or focused searching.
Passkey is a bookmarklet (Firefox and IE) that lets you quickly authenticate as a CU person, when you're off-campus. This allows you to access databases.
In firefox, drag the icon to your bookmarks toolbar or right click and bookmark this location. Control-click (mac users)
In Internet Explorer, right-click the icon, add to favorites
The next time you're off-campus and a publisher asks you to log-in, click the Passkey. You'll be prompted for your CU netid, and that's it!
Details are at CUL Labs (Cool Tools)
For most topics, Google Scholar is still supremely inferior to using a specialized database, but if you're going to use it, adjust your Google Scholar preferences so that "Get it Cornell" shows up in your search.
Get it Cornell will help connect you to full text articles in the Cornell journal collections.