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NURS 3290: Nursing Research 2 - BSN Program

This guide is designed to assist you with conducting research for your course assignments in NURS 3290: Nursing Research 2

Article Selection Assignment Information

The following are recommended steps to locate the full-text PDF of the article for your Article Selection assignment.

For additional information on locating full-text articles, please see

Finding the PDF of an Article

These step-by-step instructions use the following article reference as an example:

Carlisle, G. K., Johnson, R. A., Wang, Z., Bibbo, J., Cheak-Zamora, N., & Lyons, L. A. (2021). Exploratory study of cat adoption in families of children with autism: Impact on children’s social skills and anxiety. Journal of Pediatric Nursing58, 28–35.

Step 1:

From the library's homepage, enter only the article title in the UTMOST Search box and click Search.

Step 2: 

You should now see the article reference on the screen. Immediately below it will be links to pursue access to the full-text. 

If you see a direct PDF link on this screen, click it to download the article. 

Or, you may click the yellow Find It @ UT button to see all full-text options. 

Step 3: 

After clicking the Find It! @ UT button, you should see all options for obtaining the full-text.

If your article is available from multiple sources, you will see more than one link under Full-Text Options (click any)

Step 4:

Next, after clicking the available full-text option, you will be taken to a webpage from which you can download the PDF

Depending on which source your article is available from, the location of the PDF link on the page may vary. 

Unable to locate your article? 

If an article is not available from the UToledo Libraries, you may request a copy via Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad)

Please contact Jodi Jameson if you experience any difficulties locating your article: