Electronic resources, sometimes called eresources, are materials in digital format accessible electronically. The library subscribes to eresources such as peer-reviewed ejournals, scholarly ebooks, and databases.
All Monash students and staff can access eresources through the Library
Alumni can access electronic databases through the Alumni webpage.
There are three types of results when searching for eresources
When you conduct a search of library eresources the results list generally consists of citations. Citations are basic information about the resource – for example , e.g. author(s) names, book title, article title, journal title, data of publication – that etc., that you use to create intext referencing and bibliographies.
Results lists also display an abstract, which is a brief summary of the resource.
When you see the term “full text” it means you can access the full article, rather than just an abstract which provides a brief summary of the article. Most databases are configured to automatically generate full text results. If you see a PDF or HTML link on an article, it means you have full text access.
If the Library has an active subscription to the specific resource, it means you can get full text access to the complete publication. This means that you can view, save or print the full article. In the example below, selecting the “View PDF” icon will grant you access to the article.
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