Why am I finding abstracts instead of full-text articles?
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2023     Views: 244

If you are searching and only finding abstracts, the full-text limiter for the database has likely been unchecked. Look for a box on either the search or results page that reads Full Text. Checking this box will limit your search results to only include articles available in full text.

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