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The path to full text where subscriber access is required

It can be confusing to connect to the full text or PDF copy of articles and chapters, especially where payment of a subscription is required. This requires your authentication to the publisher as member of the Library that holds the subscription.

The surest path to journal articles is via the Library's Journals A to Z catalogue.

If a subscriber link is not available from the Get it at SMHS button, use the "Request this item via the Library's Document Delivery Service" link.

Library links incorporate a proxy prefix that tells the publisher you're an authorised user of the SE Library.

A quick and easy option is to try a Bookmarklet (note the caveat that describes why it may not always work).

In the BrowZine and Read by QxMD apps you may set your Library as the South Metropolitan Health Service Library.

PubMed and GoogleScholar

Always use the Library links to access PubMed and GoogleScholar.

Why?

In PubMed, view the results in Abstract format and you can follow the Get it at SMHS button to the full text.

In GoogleScholar, the Get it at SMHS link is available under most of the references found.

Click on the >> to find the Get It!@SMHS link.

Browser plug-ins and open access

Some articles are freely available (open access). A variety of options are designed to connect to open access - including browser plug-ins. Many are plug-ins to the Chrome browser and will find available OpenAccess articles. Korernio will allow you to set the South Metropolitan Health Service as your Library.

Note that browser plug-ins may be blocked from within the WA Health network, but will work on personal devices.

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