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DHS 340: Periodontics/Research and Writing: Find Articles

Use these resources to help you as you do research and write papers.

Looking for Full-Text?

Do you have a specific article that you are looking for?  You can check in two places: 

Recommended Databases

Search in these databases to find articles for your research projects and papers.  If you have questions about how to search, ask a librarian.

Database Search Tips

* Don't try just one!

Search multiple databases - each database indexes a different collection of journals/sources.

* Think outside your search

Don't just use one specific search term - use terms that are more general, or are related to your topic.

* Change is good

If you don't have success at first, change your search terms.  Try synonyms or related terms.

*Make it easy on yourself 

When you find a good article, look at the subject terms or keywords that the database has used to describe that article.  Use those terms in a new search.