Set up Google Scholar so that you can access your resource (free!) from the Ventura College Library.
1) Open the Options menu in Google Scholar and select "Settings":
2) Click on "Library links":
4) Look up and select Ventura College Library. Be sure to save your selection.
You will now see "Full text @ VC Library" if our databases index the article:
Use Google Scholar to look up a citation. For example, to find the following article:
Cooper, Hannah LF. "War on Drugs Policing and Police Brutality." Substance Use & Misuse, vol. 50, no. 8/9, 15 June 2015, pp. 1188-1194.
Look up the title on Google Scholar to see this result:
In addition to the "Full text @ VC Library" link, there are two other important tools that are highlighted: the" All # versions" and the "Cited by #" links.
Click on "All 9 versions" to show the various places this article has been published or reprinted, increasing your full-text options:
Click on the "Cited by 16" link to see articles in which this work has been cited. This is a way to use "forward citations" to find works that may be on a similar topic, but are more recent.