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Geology subject guide: Articles / Databases

Scientific search engines

Finding search terms

Use the tools listed below to find terminology related to your subject area. More about finding search terms in  Finding scientific information

Essential databases

Multidisciplinary databases

More useful databases

Open access archives

Accessing a journal article

It is often difficult to access individual journal articles. Try searching for journal articles with the following useful tools:

Reference Management

 

Reference management software enables you to
- create your personal database
- share references 
- create a bibliography
- create in-text-citations  

 

Freely available reference management software: Mendeley, JabRef (with BibTeX), Zotero.

Citation Alerts

Making a citation alert means that you will be automatically kept up-to-date when a certain article or a particular researcher has been cited.