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 -- which identifies the article's full title, journal, and author name.
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.
Tip: if searching on the article title doesn't pull the right result, try searching for the full journal title instead. Alternatively, you can try searching using only part of the article title. Sometimes less is more!
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.
OR 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 full-text indicators like or to download or locate
Tip: Look for an open lock icon, shown above, for open access articles.