In this video, you will learn how to evaluate the difference between scholarly journals and other kinds of periodicals, and how to describe the peer-review process.
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When doing in-depth research, it's usually best to search one database at a time directly and take advantage of advanced search features. Here are some suggestions for public health research. See the full subject database list for more suggestions.
Some databases are limited even to a specific subject within health or medicine. These can be helpful when you need a more comprehensive in-depth search of a topic.
Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles are most often written for professionals in the field. As a student, reading them can sometimes be a bit frustrating. Luckily there are guides that will help you learn how to read them.
This series of articles from the British Medical Journal walks readers through all the steps and includes examples of specific types of studies you will find in your article searches.
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Browsing the latest issues of the main scholarly journals in the field is an effective way to stay on top of the latest research. Here are links to some of our online journal subscriptions.
Most journal pages will have a notification service. Create a personal account and receive an email whenever the latest issue is published.