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Citing and Writing Help: Citation Linker

Information on writing, searching, evaluating sources, scholarly vs. popular articles, and citing your sources in APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian style.

What is Citation Linker?

Citation Linker is a tool that helps you find the full text of an article when all you have is the citation (article title, author, journal name). Find it on the library's website under Research Support

Citation Linker can tell you if an article is available online, in print in the library, or if you need to request it from Interlibrary Loan.

Using Citation Linker

Enter as much information as possible on the form.

Be sure to enter the ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) of the journal if you have it; this will help Citation Linker find the correct journal.

Citation Linker


If the article is available online, your results should looks like this. Simply click on one of the Full Text Online links to access the article.

Results List


If you get a results list that looks like this, find the correct journal on the list and click it, which will take you to a list like the one above.

Citation Results List


If the article is not available through the King Library, you'll see a screen like this one, and you can request a copy of the article through Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad).

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