Google: Accessing resources you find through Google
Last Updated: Mar 10, 2021 Views: 74

If you decide to search for resources in Google, many academic resources you find will ask you to pay for access. You may be able to get access to these articles through the AC Library.

The title you are seeking could be included in the library subscriptions, which you, as a student/staff of Algonquin College, have a right to access. To look for the article, follow the steps below:

  1. Copy or write down the name of the journal that contains the article. Tip: Record the citation information as well so you can find the article later on. 
  2. Open another browser window and navigate to the Library website. 
  3. Click Search Publications on the Library homepage.
  4. Paste or type the name of the journal into the search box and click Search. If the Library provides access to the journal, it will appear in your search results.
  5. If the library has the journal, you can open the journal and search for the article for free.

If the library does not subscribe to the journal, you can request the item through Interlibrary loan (ILL).

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