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ScienceDirect (SD)-- How to access ScienceDirect articles: Drew University Faculty and Staff Users

How to get full -text of Science Direct content

Faculty access to ScienceDirect content

Drew Library provides access and oversees usage of this valuable Elsevier resource. Current Drew faculty or staff members may access all ScienceDirect content at will after receiving account credentials issued by Drew Library.

New or current faculty and staff who have a Drew email address will need to arrange access to a ScienceDirect account by contacting Guy Dobson at email: gdobson@drew.edu. At the faculty or staff member's request, a ScienceDirect account will be created and login instructions will be provided.  

Strategies for Faculty and Staff

To download articles from Science Direct, faculty and staff must first acquire an account from Guy Dobson (email: gdobson@drew.edu) -- having an account will enable one to sign in and access at will in the future.  IMPORTANT: Please SAVE the pdf of the article you download from ScienceDirect. Every download results in charge of approx $25.00  charge to Drew Library-- even if it's the same article within minutes of successive downloads. Please contact the Library  at reference@drew.edu if you  have any questions or concerns.

 

How to download an article: 

1. Sign in to your ScienceDirect account ( SEE BOX ABOVE IF YOU HAVE NOT YET REGISTERED FOR A SCIENCE DIRECT ACCOUNT)

2. Click on the icon to the left of your name in upper right of screen.  Click on "Change Organization" in the resulting screen.

 

3. Click on "Drew University Faculty"

4. To access an article:

After locating desired article, click on "Get access"

 

Click on Download PDF

 

NOTE: YOU MAY HAVE TO REPEAT THIS PROCESS WITH EVERY SIGN-IN

STILL CAN'T ACCESS AN ARTICLE?

Most Science Direct content is available for download.  However, about 20% of SD's titles are restricted from purchase for a variety of reasons.* If you encounter an error message while attempting to purchase an article, OR,  if the “DOWNLOAD  PDF” icon is not available, please use ILL or Library CHAT to request your article.  If you are still experiencing difficulties, please contact Margery Ashmun (email:mashmun@drew.edu, phone:973-408-3483) or Kathy Juliano (email: kjuliano@drew.edu, phone: 973-408-3478). Thanks for your interest in ScienceDirect! 

*Here is the list of journals with no transactional access; please submit an ILL request for these 

https://www.elsevier.com/__data/promis_misc/sd-content/journals/jnlnotrans.xlsx

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