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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CQ Researcher -  Reports on public policy issues

CREDO reference   - Encyclopedias & dictionaries

Alt HealthWatch -International sources covering nontraditional health care

Medline -Abstracts for thousands of biomedical journals

 

WHAT IS A SCHOLARLY ARTICLE?

Scholarly articles are written by experts in the field and, additionally, reviewed by a panel experts in the field.  They tend to include a lot of research and data, and the information in the article is backed up by a list of references. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Popular articles are often written by journalists for a general audience and are not reviewed by experts in the field.  Popular articles rarely include references.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more detailed information on what a scholarly article looks like, see Anatomy of a Scholarly Article.

 

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DATABASES

*Use Your Library Card to Access these Databases from Off-Campus*

General, Newspapers, & Books

Health & Science

  • Alt-HealthWatch - sources covering nontraditional health care
  • CINAHL - Nursing & allied health scholarly journals
  • Consumer Health Complete  - articles, books, and reports
  • Health Source Nursing/Academic - Journals and magazines on a variety of medical topics
  • Medline - Abstracts from biomedical journals
  • PLOS ONE - an international, peer-reviewed, journal that provides access to primary scientific research.  See the below for instructions on searching in PLOS one
 

SEARCHING IN PLOS ONE

PLOS ONE is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access  journal that provides access to primary scientific research.

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