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How to view and print online articles on Discovery

There are thousands of articles and reports available online via Discovery. 

Online article records look like this:

Online Articles

You have the option to:

  • click the title to find out more information about the article or report;
  • click the "PDF Full Text" link to view the text online

If you click the title, you will be presented with a screen that looks like this:

View Article

The main section of the page gives you details about the article, including the author, which journal it originates from, and an abstract.

On the left (highlighted in red) you can access the full text of the article.

On the right, you can see the following options:

Types of resource 4

Add to folder - allows you to add it to your personal folder to easily recover later. See the separate user guide on how to create a folder in Discovery.


Email - sometimes it is possible to email the details of articles to yourself and others, but not normally possible to email the actual articles (due to copyright restrictions).

Save - due to how the access works, it is not possible to save copies of the actual articles this way. This functionality allows you to save a record of the citation.

Cite - if you wish to see how to cite an article or report

Export - export a copy of the citation to citation managers such as Mendeley or EndNote.

Permalink - please ignore this functionality.

Share - share citation details about the article via social media, citation managers and other channels.


On a desktop computer, if you hover over the bottom-right of the page, you will see the following icons appear:


Icons Bottom Right

These allow you to:

  • view the article in full-screen mode;
  • zoom into or out of the article;
  • save a local copy of the article to your desktop computer;
  • print a copy of the article.


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