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BIOC54: Animal Behaviour

A guide on library resources to help with your course.

Find Specific Titles

To search for an exact book or article, search with quotations around your title phrase. See an article title search demonstration

LibrarySearch interface highlighting the title entered with quotations

If searching with quotations around your title phrase is not successful, try using Advanced Search with the following settings:

  • Select "Title" from the first drop-down menu
  • Choose "is (exact)" from the next drop-down menu
  • Enter your title phrase without quotations
  • Select your preferred item format

Advanced search interface with arrows indicating first drop-down menu set to title, second drop-down menu set to the phrase "is exact", the title entered without quotations, and item format set to All items

Search for a Journal or Newspaper by Title

To search for a journal or newspaper by title: 

  • Select the Journals search tool from the navigation menu just below the LibrarySearch header
  • Type in the exact journal or newspaper title and click on the search icon
  • Click on the journal or newspaper title to open the detailed record

The following three images illustrate these steps.

Location of the Journals search button in the navigation menu

Journal Search interface with the title "International Journal of Civil Engineering" entered in the search box and a circle indicating the location of the magnifying glass search icon

Journal Search results page with journal title underlined

How to Request Full Text

If none of the above steps work, you can try the following:

  1. Contact your librarian or stop by the Information and Reference Desk in the library to see if they can help track down the article.
     
  2. Submit an interlibrary loan request for the article; to do this, you will need to create a free account on RACER. Once logged in, select "blank request form" from the left menu and enter in your article details.