Read this first. Use indexes, abstracts, and databases to search for peer-reviewed journal articles by topic. Often the full text of the article will be immediately accessible in the database you search. Sometimes, however, the database only provides a citation (article title, journal name, year, etc.) for the article. Click on the Find it link in the database records to search UHM collections.
If you have only a citation, determine if the library has the journal that contains the article you want by following the steps to find journals (in the box to the right).
Each database interface looks a little different. But they usually have some common features and there are similar search techniques you can use: