Use the citation that you have to type as much information as you can into the tool. You absolutely have to have the journal name or the DOI of the article. The rest of the information is not required but will help the tool locate the precise article you need.
You can also copy and paste a whole citation into the tool rather type it into the fields. Choose the "copy/paste my citation" button and copy your citation into the box that appears.
Choose "Try to Parse this Citation" and the tool will attempt to pull out the relevant information from the citation and fill it into the boxes below. Be sure to double check the results, as this does not always work perfectly.
If it has enough information, the Journal and Article Locator will take you directly to the appropriate article. If it does not have enough information, it may instead find articles and databases that closely match the title you are looking for. These will be displayed on a Discover Results screen that looks like this:
The "Discover--E-resources A to Z list" links will take you to the Online Journals & Databases tool where you can access journals, newspapers, and databases that match your search terms. Once you have browsed through these and found the resource you are looking for, you can search for your article using that resources search tools.
The "UIUC Online Catalog" links will take you to catalog listings for both print and electronic materials with information that matches your keywords.
The "OCLC World Catalog" links will take you to OCLC's catalog to browse for materials from libraries all over the world that contain similar keywords.
Scopus is a general science-oriented database that may contain articles with keywords similar to yours.
In each case, "Keyword Search Matches" refer to materials found that simply contain your keywords in them somewhere while "Start of Title Matches" refer to materials found that contain your keywords in their titles. If you are positive that the journal title you entered is correct, these matches will probably be more useful because they more precisely match your search.
Tip: If you want to continue looking for the correct journal title, choose the Discover--E-resources link to browse through journal titles. If you want to skip straight to articles that were similar to your search, choose Scopus.
Visit this tutorial for help navigating the Online Journals & Databases tool.