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CHEM 4310 - Instrumental Analysis - Sebree


General Databases/Variety of Disciplines:

Science-Focused Databases:

Key biology databases:

Advanced Search Tips

  • Beware abbreviations!  For some databases, you'll need to spell out abbreviations/acronyms.
  • Some databases allow limiting to your keywords in the title or abstract.
  • Search for a logical phrase by using quotation marks (Example: "elemental analysis")
  • Get specific by adding more terms using AND (note that some databases add AND automatically).
  • Get variations of words by using an ASTERISK (*) (Example: spectr*    finds: spectroscopy, spectrophotometry, spectrometry, spectra, spectrum ...)

Find a Book

  • Book/Media search is used to locate the books, government publications, journals (but not articles), and sound and video recordings found in the UNI Rod Library.
  • Rod Library ebooks. Also searched via OneSearch.
  • HathiTrust Digital Library - Online government publications.  Online government publications.  For online books published prior to 1923 use Advanced Search and set catalog search to "Full view only".
  • WorldCat - Searches the catalogs of most U.S. and Canadian libraries. Use the Interlibrary Loan link provided to request that a book UNI Rod Library doesn't own be delivered to Rod Library for you.
  • Google Books (Advanced Search) - Full text search of books - but - only limited online display (copyright) for books published after 1923.

Finding Journal Articles with a Citation

Timesaver Strategy!  Once you have found an article, borrow the citations to find more. Here's how:

How do I determine if the Rod Library has access to a known article?

If UNI doesn't own/subscribe to an article you need, feel free to request through Interlibrary Loan. If you need help with this process, see Anne Marie.