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Education Library Resources

A guide to education related resources available from the library.

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Finding an Article By Citation

Finding an Article by Citation in the Library Catalog

These instructions will help you find a known article in the library catalog. It is useful for when your instructor gives you a citation and wants you to find and read a specific article or when you are using the references area of an academic journal article to find other articles on your topic.

Start with a citation

Lapek, J. (2017). 21st century skills: The tools students need. Children's Technology and Engineering, 21(3), 24-26.

screen shotGo to the Library Catalog's Fetch Item Tool

Copy and paste the information from the citation into the correct boxes.

View Online

If the full-text is available, you will see the options in the View Online area.

Full-Text Availability

Choose your source and you should be automatically sent to the article page from the source in which it is available. If off-campus you may be directed to login with your MSU credentials. This article is available through the database Gale Academic OneFile Select.