Find It McGill is a navigation and discovery tool that will speed up your research process and increase its effectiveness. Find It McGill (commonly referred to as SFX) allows you to connect seamlessly from a research database directly to McGill Libraries' resources such as online full-text articles, or to title listings for non electronic / print journals, books or other library materials in the Catalogue.
The Find It McGill service is already in place for many of database available at McGill Library. These databases are identified by the unique symbol in the Article index and database service.
1. Perform a search in a Find It McGill enabled database. When viewing search results, note the icon next to the brief citation or in the document record.
2. Click on this icon; a new window will open and the Find It McGill menu will be created, based on that citation. The links that Find It McGill provides are dynamic and context sensitive; that is, you will see different options for different citations.
The Find It McGill menu may include:
Additional services and options will be offered through the Find It McGill menu at a later date.
3. Click on a full text link in the Find It McGill menu; a 3rd window will open with the full text of your article, and so on.
Please feel free to send us any problems, comments or concerns you may have about this service. Ask a Librarian