Depending on the database you are using, articles may be displayed in different formats:
Most databases at OCC will default to show you only full-text results. You can often change this option, if you wish.
Article databases provide you with 24-7 access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles. To help you identify the most appropriate database for your research topic:
Open access journals provide unrestricted, free access via the Internet to peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles. However, it is often much easier to search the databases your library subscribes to first.