Monday, October 22 Searching for and Obtaining Scientific Literature Writing Process Map
Tips for Searching for Journal Articles 1. Ask your professors for suggestions and copies of articles that they might have. 2. Use the reference lists of journal articles on your research issue. 3. Go directly to the journals that you know specialize on your topic. (LSG’s example: American Journal of Sports Medicine) 4. Use databases of scientific literature.
PubMed Tutorials If you don't have extensive experience using PubMed, refer to the NLM's tutorials at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/disted/pubmedtutorial/