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Physical Therapy: Articles

Accessing Full-Text documents

To find full text:

  • Check for PDF and HTML links near the citations within the databases.
  • To view Table of Contents of select journals, go to eJournals on the library's homepage, search for a journal title, choose a database, and view the listing by volume and/or year.
  • If full-text article(s) are unavailable, you may request them through the library's interlibrary loan service. Please email me at mhodge@alasu.edu if you need assistance with requesting articles using this service.  
  • Search Library Catalog with Journal Title to find the journal volume.  If our library has the volume and issue, the article can be scanned on the 1st floor and attached to your email.
  • Search DOAJ, Directory of Open Access Journals.
  • Search Google Scholar.

Databases for scholarly journal articles, dissertations, theses

How to Find Articles

To search for articles, first go to the LWLC homepage and select "Databases by Subject" in the blue box on the lower left hand portion of the page.

Next, select the subject you want to research such as "Health Science".

A new page will open with a list of databases relevant to the subject. 

How to Retain a Search

Almost all research databases have a sign-in procedure so that the searcher can keep and reuse a search strategy.  This sign-on can be used to send alerts and new postings from searches.  It can also be used to store search results.

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