Topic: Animal rights concerning the sport of horse racing
This search returns 57 articles in magazines, journals, and newspapers. Now limit this set to Full Text in the "Limit To" area in the left sidebar, and limit to Magazines in the "Source Types" area, both in the left sidebar of the results screen and circled in yellow in the image below. This removes any non-full-text articles in newspapers or journals from your set:
Now you have 20 full-text magazine articles in your results list. Choose Article #1, "Rough Ride," and click on the title, circled in yellow below:
Now you are taken to a Detailed Record for this magazine article, which gives you more information about it:
To see the full-text of the article, click on the HTML Full Text link in the top left of the detailed record, circled in orange. (If there had been a PDF Full Text Link, that would be preferable, but we don't have that option here):
Here's the link to the article (scroll down to see the HTML full text): https://login.proxy012.nclive.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=5013269&site=ehost-live
When you are reading the article itself, you will notice several things:
All of these are typical characteristics of Magazine articles, which are a good choice when you are looking for a relatively current, easy-to-understand overview of or introduction to a particular topic, especially if you don't know very much about it yet.
To email the article to yourself with an automatically-generated citation in APA Style Email icon in the Tools sidebar on the right side of the screen, pictured below, circled in yellow:
On the screenshot below of the email pop-up, notice several things:
Note that the citation generated by the database MOST LIKELY WILL NEED SOME TWEAKING! Do not just copy and paste it without double-checking it first!!
For example, notice the citation generated in MLA Style below:
For more example to compare these citations to as templates, see the MLA Style Resources link in the left sidebar of this guide, especially Purdue OWL for plentiful examples.