Database Help

Los Alamos researchers can access most subscription databases from offsite via Remote Access (see link at top of page).


How do I get full text?

Some databases include full-text.  Other databases are indexes—i.e. they only contain records with citation data.  To retrieve these articles...

a) If available, click on LinkSeeker buttons—e.g. LinkSeeker button LinkSeeker button (more on LinkSeeker below)
b) Go directly to the journal (Find e-journals) and then navigate to the article
c) Email/submit document delivery request
d) If you have a DOI, use it here:

How do I set up Alerts?

Refer to the help sections in individual databases to set up alerts/feeds, or see our Alerts page.

LinkSeeker FAQs

LinkSeeker connects you to full-text and other services.

What databases does LinkSeeker appear in?
  • Primo, Web of Knowledge, ProQuest, PubMed, MathSciNet, and the classic Library Catalog
When I click the LinkSeeker button, nothing seems to happen?
  • Check that your browser allows pop-ups.  Look for a pop-up window below another window, or a new tab in that window.
The full-text link gives an error?
  • Clear the boxes for year/volume/issue/page to go to the journal home page, then navigate to specific article.
The journal asks for login/payment?
  • Check line below boxes for library subscription information.  Email eService.
How can I get full-text when away from LANL?

LinkSeeker screenshot

Get full text via:  Connect to full-text at the indicated publisher or website

Check the Library Catalog:  Find print holdings, or get more details for a journal with print holdings indicated.

View Impact factor in Journal Citation Reports: explore measures of the research influence of journals

Is this peer-reviewed? and other journal info:  from Ulrichsweb, the international database of periodicals information

Report a problem or ask a question: sends email to library staff who can help

bX recommendations:  articles other users expressed interest in, based on usage logs from millions of transactions at various research institutions

Note:  LinkSeeker uses SFX software developed by ExLibris and based on the research of Herbert Van de Sompel of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library

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