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Molecular Engineering

A guide to library resources and services for molecular engineering programs at the University of Chicago

Article Databases

The Library subscribes to many article indexing databases in all areas of science, engineering and medicine. Below are ones most useful for molecular engineering.  For a complete list of all databases provided by the Library, visit the Database Finder.

Find It!

When searching various Library and online sources, the Find It button, when present, can be used to locate an item in the Library Catalog, to gain access to the full-text of an article, or to send interlibrary loan orders for items that the Library does not own.

Video: Find the Full Text of an Article from a Citation

View the 3-minute video below to learn how to find the full text of articles through the University of Chicago Library using information from the article’s citation.

Contact Information

Barbara Kern
Crerar Library Room 129
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The ProxyIt! bookmarklet will reload a page to use IT Services proxy server. Install this button in your browser to get access to Library resources from off campus.

  • In Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari, drag this ⇒ ProxyIt! ⇐ link to your bookmarks toolbar.

Once installed, anytime you go to a web page of one of our electronic resources, click the ProxyIt! Button and it will reroute the page through the proxy server so that you can login and access the material. You must have JavaScript enabled for the bookmarklet to work.

ProxyIt! will only work for resources to which the Library has subscribed.  You can find whether we have a subscription by consulting the Library Catalog, the Ejournals database, or Articles Plus.