Answered By: Chris Clouser
Last Updated: Jan 29, 2015     Views: 61

IUP does have electronic access to that journal and that article. Your problem is that you are probably trying to access the Emerald database directly and it doesn't know that you are an IUP user. In order to get to the article, you need to go through the Library Home Page ( On the Home Page, you have a couple of different avenues to the content. You can either go through the PILOT online catalog for the journal title or you can go through the "Article Databases" page for Emerald itself. To use the PILOT catalog, click on "Online Catalog". This will open PILOT. In PILOT, select the "Journal Title Search" option and enter "Bottom Line" in the "Search For" box and then click the "Search" button. If IUP owns or has electronic access to any title, there will be an entry in the catalog. If you get multiple entries, just click on the title of the appropriate item to get the full record. For those items that we have electronically, there will be a "Linked Resources" note that shows the database holding the content and what years are covered. The note is hotlinked so that you can click on it to go to that resource. If you want to go to the Emerald database directly, select "Article Databases" on the Library Home Page. This will open an alphabetic list of all databases available to IUP users. Scroll down the list to the one you want and click on it. Which ever way you access the database, when coming in from off-campus you will get the Keystone Library Network (KLN) PASS page. This is where the system determines that you are an IUP user. On the PASS page, use the block on the left and enter the 16-digit number at the bottom of your I-card (the one that should start 60083901...) as your Library Barcode Number and then your last name. The system should then let you access the database.

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