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SW 8070: A Problem-Based Approach to Clinical Assessment and Intervention: Find Articles

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Miscellaneous Databases


All Databases

The UMD Library provides access to numerous databases that relate to specific subjects/disciplines. While the general databases are good starting points for your research, be sure to familiarize yourself with the databases in your subject area.

Locating Articles

If the "Find It" icon is not available in a database. The following steps can be taken to obtain the item:

E-Journal Locator- searches to see if journal full-text within UMD databases

Library Catalog- checks to see if library owns in print, microfilm or online.

Interlibrary Loan - get item from another library. 


PubMed Help

PubMed Tutorials
Tutorials online to help you search PubMed


PubMed Basics

Searching PubMed with MeSH

Using Find It

If the article is not available in full-text within the database click the icon (available in many of the database) to help you retrieve the full-text article. Another window will open to MNCAT Discovery.

After clicking the UMD Find It icon, if the article is not available online or in the library, MNCAT Discovery will say "Check availability":

  • If you are not already logged into your library account, click Sign in to request
  • Click Interlibrary Loan and log in using your UMD credentials.
    If you have never used Interlibrary Loan before you will need to create an account. After you have created an account go back to the original request window and re-click Interlibrary Loan in order to submit the request again. The article information will be filled in.
  • Submit your request. If you need assistance contact a librarian.

For more information, Watch the Find It Tutorial.

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