The terms you identified to locate books in the Online Catalog may be used to search for journal articles. When you find relevant articles, look for the subject headings that have been assigned to the article for more possibilities to search. The following journal indexes have plant ecology related content.
Four ways to find full text in html or pdf
1. The article is linked to full text from the citation in the database. You may see “Full text” in the citation or the Adobe Acrobat pdf symbol.
2. Click on to perform a quick search of the library catalog which includes records of all journal holdings owned by the University Libraries. You will be connected immediately to the article or to an intermediate screen. By clicking on “Search the library catalog by Title,” you can verify that electronic access is not available. You may also discover that print holdings are held in Dana which may influence your decision to check the shelf or request an electronic copy of the article.
3. Search the library catalog directly to find information about all journal holdings including their extent and their format.
4. Consult the list of electronic journals which may be searched by title or browsed by subject area. (http://web.b.ebscohost.com.proxy.libraries.rutgers.edu/pfi/search/basic?sid=aac1d79b-75e9-45a9-8cec-d6139af0d1d1%40sessionmgr107&vid=0&hid=116&sdb=edspub&tid=3000EP
When the University Libraries doesn’t own a journal title you want, you may request a copy of the article for delivery to your desktop. This process takes 1 to 2 days. Start your request by going to the University Libraries home page and clicking on “Delivery and Interlibrary Loan.” On the next screen, you’ll notice that the fifth choice, “Use Interlibrary Loan and Article Delivery Services for materials not in the Rutgers University Libraries collections,” is the one you want. By clicking on the link, you will be ready to sign in to the requesting software. If the requesting process is new to you, more information is described in the following brief tutorial.