About Get it! @ Waterloo
When searching many of the Library's databases, you'll notice the “Get it @ Waterloo” symbol that appears beside articles' citation information.
This button is a link that checks if the Library has the article in its e-journal collection or in the library catalogue.
Note: The “Get it @ Waterloo” symbol doesn’t mean that Waterloo always has access to the item — it's just your link for checking for access.
Use Get it! @ Waterloo from databases
1. Once you found an article in a database, look for the Get it! @ Waterloo button.
2. Click on this button; a new window will open.
3. The Get it! @ Waterloo menu lists up to three different link options, depending on how the item is available:
- Full text:
Link directly to the full-text article. In some cases, you will be linked to the journal's table of contents or the journal website.
- Check our catalogue:
Search in the library catalogue to see if the item is available in print
- If we don't have it online or in print:
Ask for the article through Interlibrary loans (RACER)
If you have any questions, Ask us.