PDF Full Text Sample
complete electronic text of an
article is called the full text.
Some article databases, like Academic Search Premiere and
provide the entire text of many articles online. When you
look at a results page in the database, you'll see a Full
Text or a PDF Full Text link. If
the link says Full Text, you can just view it right in your
If it says PDF, you need to make sure you have
Adobe Reader installed on your computer.
The advantage to viewing a document in PDF format, is that it
contains the pictures, graphs, charts, etc. that were included in
the original article.