PHED 242: Foundations of Health Education
Prepare for library instruction
Structure of a research article
Links point to lessons from the "Reading primary literature in biology," tutorial hosted at Kenyon College
- Primary sources: Published research in peer-reviewed (refereed) journals or eyewitness accounts.
- Secondary Sources contain a summary of primary sources, including review articles.
- Tertiary sources are typically reference sources, including encyclopedias and handbooks.
- Popular sources: Written for a lay-audience, rarely contain detailed citation information
Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition
Features abstracts & indexing for nearly 850 journals (550 are full text and 450 are peer-reviewed) focusing on many medical disciplines. Text dates back to 1975. (Some full text) Service = EBSCOadmin (databases)
MEDLINE with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, more than 1,340 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE, and of those, 528 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search, Health Source or Biomedical Reference Collection. (Some full text) Service = EBSCOadmin (databases)
Comprehensive source for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 560 journals indexed in CINAHL. It has more than 600,000 full-text articles dating back to 1937. (Librarian recommended) Service = EBSCOadmin (databases)