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CINAHL Plus This link opens in a new window
Provides indexing for current journals and publications in the nursing and allied health fields. Many articles are available full-text.
Ovid Nursing Community College Basic Journal Collection This link opens in a new window
Full-text access to five core practitioner journals in the Nursing field including American Journal of Nursing and Nursing (201X).
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition This link opens in a new window
Provides access to an index of magazines and journals articles in the medical disciplines. Many of the articles are available full-text.
Alt-HealthWatch This link opens in a new window
Provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990, some with full text.
MedLine This link opens in a new window
Contains journal citations and abstracts for biomedical literature from around the world. Limited full-text.
Food Science Source This link opens in a new window
Covers information relevant to the food industry including journals, monographs, magazines, and trade publications, all directly dealing with food industry-related issues. Also includes some coverage health sciences and dentistry including International Dental Journal and Pediatric Dentistry.
Nature This link opens in a new window
Full-text access to over 70 magazines and journals in the biological and medical sciences including Nature magazine.
What is the Difference Between Scholarly & Popular Articles?
Scholarly vs. Popular Articles
||Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Nursing Ethics, Engineering Studies
||Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair
||In-depth and subject specific, often contains original research
||Provide general information for the public
||Scholar or subject specialist, provides credentials
||Journalist, non-subject specialist paid for content
||Scholars, researchers and students
||Few photos & ads
||More photos & ads
||Peer-reviewed and fact checked by experts in the field
||Reviewed by editorial staff (not subject specialists)
||Generally not listed
Searching for information on Infection? Try pairing some of the following terms with the infection type:
- Infection Prevention
- Dental Offices-Sanitation
- Sterilization (Disinfection)
- Asepsis & Antisepsis
- Bloodboune Infections
- Disinfection & Disinfectants
- Cross-Infection Prevention
- Infection Control
Database Search Tips
Use Keywords when searching the databases. Getting too many results?
- Make sure your topic isn't too broad, such as "Health"
- Try narrowing your topic by:
- Including a group or population, such as "Children" (A topic on "Health" could become "Childhood Obesity")
- Including a location, such as California
- Limit the date range to the last 5 or 10 years to get up-to-date information
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