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Use these library subscription databases to access articles
Science Direct College Editions
Includes some 1,600 full-text Elsevier journals in four collections: Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Full-text coverage starts in 1995 or later (depending on journal) and continues to the present.
PubMed was developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). It was developed in conjunction with publishers of biomedical literature as a search tool for accessing literature citations and linking to full-text journals at web sites of participating publishers.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Articles (or article summaries) from nursing and allied health journals, fact sheets and pamphlets. Free to all Indiana residents via INSPIRE.in.gov
Biomedical Reference Collection
Articles (or article summaries) covering clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the pre-clinical sciences. Coverage: 1985-present. Free to all Indiana residents via INSPIRE.in.gov
Academic Search Complete
Articles (or article summaries) from scholarly journals, newspapers and popular magazines covering most academic disciplines. Some as far back as early 1900's, but mostly since about 1970. Free to all Indiana residents via INSPIRE.in.gov
Literature reviews in biomedical sciences, physical sciences and social sciences.
What is a primary research article?
Here are some common characteristics of primary research articles:
- Author(s) present data and findings from original research after conducting an original experiment.
- A primary research article typically contains the following sections: Methods/Materials, Results, Discussion.
- Look for information on SI (Supplemental Information). This may include additional data and/or research information. Be sure to track down and read the SI for a complete understanding of the research being presented in the article.
What is a review article?
Here are some common characteristics of review articles:
- Author(s) analyze and summarize existing research.
- There is often a focus on a broad topic, examining articles that are relevant, useful.
- Review articles do not have sections such as Methods/Materials, Results.
- Author(s) may conclude a review article with a section outlining areas for future study of the topic.