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How do I search Wiley Online Library?

Learn how to find articles on a variety of topics.

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Search Wiley Online Library

Step 1:

Access Wiley Online Library. (If you're off-campus, you will be prompted to login with your myPVCC username and password)


Step 2:

Enter your search terms in the search box.  Put keywords for different concepts in different search boxes.  For example:

search box with different terms in separate boxes


Step 3:

Click the search button, and review your results.  Look for articles labeled "Free Access" or "Full Access."  

results with red boxes and free and full access articles

Step 4:

Click the title of an article, and then click the PDF link to access the full text of the article.

PDF link on lower right under article title




  • Not available in "full access" or "free access"?  Click the "Check another database" link to see if we have access to it in another database.
    check another database link
  • Pay attention to what type of source you find.  Most records are articles, but there are some book chapters.  Look above the title in the results list to determine the type of source:
    check type of source above article title