The search results page in most databases( e.g. Scopus and the Web of Science) typically displays the article details and abstracts. Look out for the Find It! @NUS Libraries links or buttons that provide access to the full texts. When you click on these links, the system checks if the titles are subscribed by NUS Libraries. Once confirmed, the page will be reloaded with the full text options.
Why use the Find It! @NUS Libraries link?
Some databases (including Google Scholar) only display titles and/or abstracts with no access to the full-texts. Setting up the Find It! @ NUS Libraries link enables the system to check if the Library subscribes to the e-version. If yes, the full text options will be displayed.
The right panel of this page contains instructions on how to set up Find It! @NUS Libraries links in Google Scholar.
Clicking on Find It! @NUS Libraries does not work if:
Try search the catalogue for a print copy in our collection.
Google Scholar displays the Find It! @NUS Libraries links after comparing its results list to our list of electronic subscriptions. Keep in mind that Google Scholar does not know when we have the print version, nor can it match an incomplete citation. So once you confirmed that the item is not available for free via the web, search our catalogue to for the the print version.
While in Google Scholar, you can also check if the required item is in the NUS Libraries:
Check Library Holdings via Google Scholar
Google Scholar results will link you directly to the online journal/book chapters but you will likely not have access to the full-text. This is because you are not authenticated via NUS Library proxy. To access the full-text, update your Google Scholar settings to link to the NUS Libraries' collections. The steps are as follows:
Google Scholar includes books and book chapters as well as articles. The Find It! button won't work for these or for journal articles that are only available in print (not online).