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Citing Research

Getting Started

The following sources are best for brainstorming, finding search terms, and focusing a search.

  • Infotrac
    Infotrac contains a number of sub-databases and is partial full text. Material is both scholarly and general. Launching from Infotrac to a fully scholarly database is recommended.
  • McGraw-Hill's AccessScience Encyclopedia
    Good introductory articles as well as biographies, images, and some video.

AHS resources and their training links

  • Annual Reviews
    Annual Reviews is a database of gathered papers within a field. Biomedical sciences, physical sciences and other science, technology and social sciences topics are covered. Current articles contain links from bibliographies out to other papers.
  • Annual Reviews Search Guide
    The name says it all. This online guide steps the researcher through the search process on Annual Reviews.
    JSTOR is a full text database that covers the full range of AHS topics as well as science topics. Content goes back to volume 1, issue 1 of resources included. The database does not have the most current 5 year of content.
  • JSTOR Help
    In addition to the online text content, users can follow links to video tutorials.
  • Science Direct Database
    Science Direct contains full text journals in the fields of science, technology, and medicine.
  • Science Direct Tutorials
    Learn to search, personalize, and interact with the Science Direct database.
  • WorldCat
    WorldCat is a catalog of library catalogs. A large portion of the world's library catalogs are included in the collection. Within a search, libraries that own specific items are identified, with the closest libraries appearing first.
  • WorldCat Help
    The basics of searching the database are included in this overview.

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