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CHEM 327/329: Fundamentals of Analytical Science (Spring 2022) : Finding Articles

Develop Your Research Question

Before you begin searching for articles, you'll want to make sure your research topic is clear and focused. The following activity will help you form your research topic and develop key words to use as you search the article databases.

Article Databases

The best way to find articles on a topic is to use one of our Library Databases. We subscribe to hundreds of databases that index journals and provide direct links to articles. Below are some links to databases that may be useful for you in this course!

There are many other databases available from the Libraries! You can view or browse them via the links below:

Getting Full Text Articles & Book Chapters

Follow    (Find It button) or the "Find It at UW Madison" link in most databases to:

  • access online full text (when available)
  • see if the journal or book is available in print if it is not accessible online
  • request a free pdf of the article or book chapter if full text is not available online (Request a Copy)

If you already have a citation, use this Citation Search to search for your article.

Article Search Tips

Having trouble finding articles? Click below for search tips.