Each database indexes a set list of journals.
There is overlap of coverage. But each of these databases indexes unique journals.
If the journal is not indexed in the database you select you will not find articles from it.
You may need to search more than 1 database to complete your search.
Index NOT Full-Text
Disconnect between the article reference/citation and the article itself.
These databases provide you with enough information to get the article, etc.
Do not necessarily have the full text. You may need to go out of the database to obtain the article, etc. itself.
These databases all have the Total Access @ Pacific Link on each citation.
Follow the link to
link to the journal in electronic format
link to the catalog to see if we have the journal in print format
link to our Interlibrary Loan department if we do not have it in electronic or print
Expand your search by using these databases to link to references and cited references.
There are a number of databases to use to find journal articles related to Audiology.
A good point to start is one of the major medical or subject databases depending on what your topic of research is.
Next expand your search in one of the multi-disciplinary citation databases (there is no full-text within these databases but they will link out to our other databases to retrieve full text.
Depending on your topic try the other groups of databases.
Clinical managemant, point of care databases
Other topic specific databases as listed in Databases for Audiology.
To see what literature reviews have been done in audiology go to
Finally check out some of the Full-text databases - collections of publisher's electronic journals that contain full-text of Audiology journals.
Read a description on what peer review means.