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Search It

Find out about our newest research tool: Search It

Accessing Online Resources

When a resource is available online through Search It, below the title of the resource there will be a green dot and the words "Full Text Available." To access the resource, click the "View It" tab. 

Search It result for an item that is available online

When you click the View It tab, one of the following will happen:

  • You may be asked to login with your eID and password to access the resource
  • The resource may load in the tab
  • The resource may load in a new window
  • A menu of options for accessing the resource may appear

Accessing Physical Resources Other than Articles and Book Chapters

When a physical resource is owned by K-State Libraries and is not currently checked out, below the title of the resource there will be a green dot and the words "Located at" followed by the location and call number. Click the "Find it at the Library" tab to see more information, e.g., information about multiple copies of a book.

  • To locate resources in Hale Library, it may be helpful to view a map of Hale Library.
  • K-State students, faculty, and staff unable to travel to K-State Libraries may use Interlibrary Loan to obtain materials in K-State Libraries or other libraries.

When a physical resource is owned by K-State Libraries but is currently checked out, below the title of the the resource there will be a yellow or gray dot and explanatory text. Click the "Find it at the Library" tab to see options such as placing a hold or requesting it through Interlibrary Loan.

The "Find it at the Library" tab will provide access to K-State Libraries' Interlibrary Loan Service. If you are a current K-State student or employee, you can use that service to request the article or book chapter.

Accessing Physical Versions of Articles or Book Chapters

If Search It does not show online full text for an article or for a book chapter, below the title there will be a yellow or gray dot with the words "Not available online." To discover if K-State Libraries has a physical version of the article or book chapter, click the "Check for Physical Copy".