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Finding Articles

Use article databases to identify articles on specific topics, as well as to locate full-text electronic articles. Find them on the Databases page linked from the Library homepage. Remote access is available for most journals.

Multdisciplinary databases such as Academic Search Complete are a good place to start for most topics. Once you have chosen your paper topic, consult a librarian to see which databases are the best suited for your reseach. Here is a webpage detailing the technical process of obtaining a fulltext article.

Recommended Databases

  • ACS Publications
    Web editions of the American Chemical Society journals. Includes all journals from year of first issue.
  • SciFinder Scholar - Register for access
    Primarily chemistry database (Chemical Abstracts). Good source for everything related to chemicals, chemical properties, processes, analysis, etc.
  • SciFinder Scholar
    Register first through the link below. For USA faculty and students only. USA has only 3 simultaneous users, shared with 5 other schools.
  • ScienceDirect
    Includes hundreds of full-text chemistry and chemical engineering journals from Elsevier. Access is to journals from 1995 - current.
  • Scopus
    Scopus includes a Citation Tracker, Journal Analyzer, and Author Identifier. Subject searching and research are also available.
  • SpringerLink
    Full-text access to 1,961 journals, 1997-current.
  • Wiley InterScience
    Access is to 1997 to current. Backfiles available for the Biotechnology, Biochemistry & Biophysics and Earth & Environmental Sciences collections, among others.
  • Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
    Multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

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