Download our Catalyst brochure

Our Catalyst brochure is available as a pdf download.  It explains the top 5 things to know about Catalyst:

  1. Using filters to target in on the best results.
  2. The difference between an “Everything” and a “Local” search.  NOTE: “Local” was recently renamed “Carl/Ole Catalog”
  3. Signing in to your account
  4. Changes that we’re expecting in the coming months as the system continues to improve
  5. Ask Us! If you have any questions or concerns!
[visual description: brochure introducing Catalyst and listing 5 things to know about it: Filters; Everything vs. Local; Your Account; Changes; and Ask Us for help.]
Click on the image to download a pdf version of this brochure. [visual description: brochure introducing Catalyst and listing 5 things to know about it: Filters; Everything vs. Local; Your Account; Changes; and Ask Us for help.]

How to: Get to the full text of an article

When following a “Find It” or “Full Text” link from an external database (like one from EBSCO or from Google Scholar), you will be taken to a Catalyst record for the article.

The link to follow to correctly resolve to full text is the link that will mention the name of the database, like this one:

full-text-link
[visual description: screen shot of Catalyst screen for online access to an article. A red arrow points to the link for full text, which says “Full text available from Elsevier SD Freedom Collection”]

RESOLVED: Problem with “Sign in for Request Options”

When following a “Find It” or “Full Text” link from an external database (like one from EBSCO or from Google Scholar), you will be taken to a Catalyst record for the article. The link to follow to correctly resolve to full text is the link that will mention the name of the database, like this one:

full-text-link

If you click on the “Sign In” link in the yellow box that says “Sign in for Request Options,” you are redirected to the wrong page (it will look like a web page from the 1990s with old styling).

online-access

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This is a known issue and we are working hard to fix it, but in the meantime, simply follow the “Full text available from _____” link to get to the full text of the article.