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Summon indexes about 80% of our journal subscriptions, so if you are working with an incomplete citation, searching on the parts you have will have a strong change of returning the complete citation, which will then link to a Get VText screen and show you whether we have the article online, in print, or if you'll need to request it through interlibrary loan.

If you have a complete citation or DOI for your article, use the Article Linker form and fill in all the fields to link to the Get VText screen.

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