This button or a version of it appears in many databases. Some databases provide access to full-texts only (such as JSTOR). Others provide full-texts and also index works in a specific field of study. For example, if you search in the MLA International Bibliography, you will see both full-text articles and links to those that may be available through another database.
Click the "find it" to see if we have it.
When you click the Find It button, you will see one of two things:
1. "Full text is available at: Some Database" - click the link and look for the full-text PDF button.
2. "No full text available." If you see this, you can "request this article" through interlibrary loan. See box below.
If Cal State LA does not have an article or book chapter, or if you are unable to access the physical copy, you can request an electronic copy through iLLiad. iLLiad is part of our Interlibrary Loan service.
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Once you are signed in, you may see an auto-populated form ready to submit (if you came to iLLiad from a "request this article" link). Otherwise, you need to fill out a form to submit a "New Request" (see image below).
You may request any number of articles, and up to 2 book chapters per book (due to copyright). If you would like two book chapters from the same book scanned and emailed to you, complete one form per book chapter.
Recommended steps for saving articles:
To find the source, type the title of the article or book in OneSearch, which will search across 80% of the library's collection.
Other options for saving sources: