Education - Special Education

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Or Use Google Scholar to Access WCU Resources

Let Google Scholar know you should have access to WCU resources by: 

  1. Click on the menu (three horizontal parallel lines)in the upper left on the Google Scholar homepage.

  2. Choose Setting from the menu that appears. 

  3. Click on Library Links from the left menu. 

  4. Search for West Chester University, then click on the box next to the result that says West Chester University Libraries-- Find-It @WCU, and select Save. 

After you have done this, look for links that say either Find-It @ WCU or Check Availability @ WCU, to see if full text is available through WCU.

Requesting an Article that WCU Doesn't Have

If you click on Check Availability and WCU doesn't have it, you can request the article by:

  1. Logging in, if you haven't already done so.
  2. Clicking on the ILLiad for Articles link
  3. Logging in to your ILLiad account (you'll need to create an account if it's your first time using the service - look for the First Time Users Click Here link).
  4. A page with the articles information now appears. Verify the information is correct, and then click on Submit.
  5. When the article is available, you'll receive an email. It usually takes 2-3 business days.
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