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Chemistry 338: Finding Articles

Bioinorganic Chemistry: Metals in Living Systems
Chris Goh
Spring 2017

Research Tip: Find Text Button

The Find Text Button

Many of our databases have this SFX Find Text Button button, which searches for the full-text of the article in our collections. If we don't have it electronically, look for the "Request article scan" link in the "Get It" section.

screenshot of Get It section with link

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Finding Articles

When looking for original research, you will need to find journal articles, published in the last 3-5 years, both original research papers and review articles.  Use the following databases as starting points for finding information related to your topic. 

Remember, you need to explain your topics using fundamentals of chemistry.  Books are a great source for the details that might not be included in a journal article.

Search Web of Science


Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search

How to Read and Comprehend Scientific Research Articles

Research Tip: Proxy Server

Researching Off Campus

Many of the resources on the A-Z Databases page are accessible anywhere you have an Internet connection. However, you will need to authenticate yourself as a Williams user

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