Research staff and students have very particular needs, and we are happy to try to support you. This may take the form of
- tailored sessions in literature searching your particular topic – either in a group, or one-to-one
- support in keeping up to date with the developments in your field
- support in research data management and in writing for publication
- document delivery service to ensure you can get the obscure references you need
You may also find these five ways to find full text useful – PDF version available.
- Do we have the journal at all?
Use this option when you want to check if we give access to your favourite journals.
- Searches all paper and electronic journal subscriptions across Cambridge libraries
- RAVEN accessible access off Uni network
- Check that we have ejournal access
- Check that we have the years you need
2. Link smarter on Pubmed
Use this option as part of your normal search activity.
Use CamPubMed: http://tinyurl.com/campubmed
When you search CamPubMed, you’ll see the usual links to full text PLUS “@cam-find full text” icon.
- click, particularly when other links don’t work
- might require RAVEN login when you’re “off campus”
3. Does Google Scholar know you’re at Cambridge?
Use this option as part of your normal day to day searching.
When you use Google Scholar, ensure the settings are maximised to find Cambridge full text wherever you’re working:
4. Connect your reference manager to find Cambridge full text
Use this option to maximise the power of Endnote/Mendeley etc to find Cambridge full text.
If/when all your references are imported into a reference manager, automate the full text checking.
Point your reference manager towards Cambridge full text: full instructions for Endnote, Mendeley and Zotero
5. Use a browser extension to prioritise open access versions of articles in your search results