WHAT IS A SCHOLARLY ARTICLE?
Scholarly or Peer Reviewed articles are written by experts in the field and reviewed by a panel experts in the field. They include 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.
HEALTH AND MEDICINE ARTICLE DATABASES
Health and Medicine
- CINAHL - Nursing & allied health scholarly journals
- Health Source Nursing/Academic - Scholarly health periodicals
- Medline - Biomedical from science journals. Some fulltext.
- PubMed - Biomedical literature from science journals. Limited fulltext.
- Alt-HealthWatch - International sources on alternative healthcare
- Consumer Health Complete - journal, magazines, newspapers, and reports
Other Useful Databases
- Academic Search Complete - Scholarly journals, magazines, & newspapers on a variety of topics
- EBSCOHost eBook Collection - ebooks on a variety of topics
- CQ Researcher - Reports on public policy issues
- Newspaper Source Plus - National and international newspapers
- ProQuest National Newspapers Core -articles from the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and the Christian Science Monitor