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In order to find an article using a citation, you must understand the parts of a given citation. These include the article's full title, journal, author name, and more. How these parts are arranged varies between citation styles.
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There are several ways go about finding an article via the UW Libraries website. However, the process is easiest when you have the article's citation handy.
1. Start by locating the UW Libraries Search tool on the Libraries' home page. Type the article's full title in quotes in the tool's blank field and hit Enter.
2. Once you locate the correct article in the search results, you have two options.
Option 1: Click the article title. This will allow you choose whether to access the article online, directly OR request a scan of the article.
Option 2: Click on Check for online access. This will take you directly to the article or provide a list of databases which provide electronic access to the article.
3. If applicable, click one of the databases listed to be redirected to the article within that resource. Look for full-text indicators like or to download or locate the article full text.