Library & Research Help

1. Enter your search terms.

Input your search terms into the Esearch box and submit. 

Esearch search box: terms "'pervious concrete' environment" have been entered.

HINT: If you are looking for a particular article, search for its title and surround it with quotes (e.g., "A Rhetorical analysis of the Gettysburg Address").

2. Limit your results to articles.

Use the filters on the left to limit your results. The "Content type" filter allows you to limit your results to only articles (e.g., journal articles, magazine articles, newspaper articles). Do you need scholarly articles? Select for the "Peer-Reviewed" option in the "Refine your Search" filter.

Esearch results with highlighted section showing filters on left side of screen.

3. Find your desired article.

Look through the results to find a relevant article and note if it is available online.

Screenshot of Esearch results record showing full-text availability indication.

4. Select the title to get the full-text.

Click the article's title. This will take you either directly to the article's full-text or to options for retrieving its full-text. 

Article page. Full text is available in PDF format.

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