"360 LINK" is special software that can be used when a database does not offer the full text of a document. If you are using one of our databases to find articles and don’t see a link to the full text, click on "360 LINK"
In the order of preference, links to the full text of articles include:
If PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text are not available and you see "360 LINK Check for full text"
click on this link to see if there is access to the full text from another source.
Finding the full text using "360 LINK" may connect to one or any of the options below:
Another Database at ECSU
The Publisher of the article
The J. Eugene Smith Library Catalog
Information that the full text is not available, use Interlibrary Loan
Details of some of the ways that "360 LINK"can lead to the full text.
"360 LINK" may lead to Another database at J. Eugene Smith Library
"360 LINK" lead us to our database “Science Direct”. Note the coverage range 1997 – present and always choose the link that is the farthest to the left. In this case, choose the “Article” link. This will bring you to the full text.
"360 LINK" leads to the publisher of the article:
Click on the “Article” link to access the full text of the article via CrossRef:
"360 LINK" leads to the publishers website. Click on the “Journal” link to access the full text of the article and be directed to the publisher’s Web site. In this case below, IEEE Computer Society:
"360 LINK" may also lead to The J. Eugene Smith Library Catalog (CONSULS) We have the Journal below in print in the library.
After choosing "360 LINK" in the example below, it indicates that there are no holdings found for the journal. Note some of the other options for help in locating the full text of the article.
Search "Google Scholar"
Use our Reference Services
Initiate an Interlibrary Loan
If full text is not available, "Try Interlibrary Loan"
Use the Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) service when we do not have access to the full text of an article from our databases, online, or when we do not have the material available at the J. Eugene Smith Library or the other CSU Libraries. Please check the Journal Locator for article information or check our CONSULS catalog for books and other library materials before using Interlibrary Loan.
For assistance, visit the Reference Desk on the 2nd floor of the library or
call the Reference Desk at 465-4699, ext. 54699
You may also use "Ask a Librarian" from the library home page.