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Check for electronic availability RUG (SmartCat)

Journal articles or e-books

You can check electronic availability of a publication in SmartCat . Please check if a publication is actually available by clicking until you see the full text of the publication on your screen.

An article:

  • Search SmartCat for the article.
  • Check if you have access to the full-text by actually viewing the article.
  • Now look on the webpage or the opened PDF for a permanent link. See: How to create a reliable link .
  • Visit the SmartCat Library Guide for more information on article search in SmartCat.

A chapter/part of a book:

  • Search SmartCat for the book.
  • Check if you have access to the full-text by actually viewing the e-book.
  • You will now go to the platform offering the book. The outlook varies per platform, as well as how to get to the chapter/part concerned. Search until you have the chapter/part actually showing on your screen.
  • Now look on the webpage or the opened PDF for a permanent link. See: How to create a reliable link .
  • If the chapter/part is electronically available, ask the library (copyright rug.nl) if the electronic version of the chapter/part is suitable for use in education (due to multiple simultaneous users) .
  • Visit the SmartCat Library Guide for more information on book search in SmartCat.

Other material

Do you have other materials (for example video, audio) and would like to discuss how to make the material available? Please contact the library (copyright rug.nl).
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