SciFinder Scholar is the primary database for Chemistry research.
You can look for articles on your research topic just like in any other library resource, but SciFinder also has information and search features that are specialized for doing research in Chemistry:
Search the more academic side of Google! Google Scholar can find journal articles, books, government reports, technical papers, etc. Make sure to read the record carefully so that you know what type of source you have found.
DON'T PAY FOR ARTICLES!!!!!!
If you are off campus follow these steps in Google Scholar to access any content the library owns:
ACS style citations for journal articles usually look like this:
Gottschlich, N.; Jacobson, S. C.; Culbertson, C. T.; Ramsey, J. M. Anal. Chem. 2001, 73, 2669-2674.
That means you might have to find an article without knowing its title. You will also have an abbreviated version of the journal's title.
Here are two ways you can do that:
Do you have a citation for a journal article that you want to find?
Use Journal Search to see if we subscribe to the journal it was published in.
This tool is a JOURNAL SEARCH. It tells you if we subscribe to a journal, magazine, or newspaper. NO ARTICLE TITLES. NO RESEARCH TOPICS. Use a database for researching a topic.