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Article databases

Choosing an article can be tricky so follow the Term Paper guidelines found on Sakai. Trying different databases using keywords e.g. smoking, cigarette, etc., phrases e.g. "food additives" truncation e.g. ethic* and searching in different search fields e.g. article titles can improve the number and relevancy of articles to browse. Filtering by publication date is essential e.g. 2017+. It is unfortunate that filtering by article 'page length' is not possible, presuming a shorter, but not too short article would be nice, 5-8 pages. Be sure to use individual database search and limiting features when appropriate. Browse when attempting to find an article, modify your search strategy, take advantage of the marking and folder options, cite for citations and exporing/downloading/emailing citations.

This can be tricky and why we call it "the art of online searching."

There are several services that translate journal name abbreviations to full names including All That JAS, Web of Science Journal Title Abbreviations, and Brock Library's A_Z List of Journals (just enter abbreviation - full name will come out if found).

How to Use SuperSearch Guide/Tutorial

How can I Tell if a Journal is Scholarly? Guide/Video

What is Peer Review? Guide/Video

Databases and tips below to help find your article: