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Sources that teach you more about a topic:
- Specialized encyclopedias
- Textbooks / Introductory Books
- Lab Manual
- Review articles in journals (also known as "secondary" articles)
Credo Reference This link opens in a new window
A collection of online reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.) covering the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
TIP: Enter the name of a disease or medical condition.
TIP: Longer entries have linked references at the end that can connect you to other useful sources.
In the sciences and medicine, the research literature includes:
- Research articles in journals (also known as "primary" articles)
- Papers presented at professional conferences and meetings
MEDLINE This link opens in a new window
Biomedicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacology, microbiology, and genetics. 1949- . The most current Medline citations are available through PubMed
SPORTDiscus This link opens in a new window
Sport, fitness, and physical education journal articles and books. Some full text. 1800-
Cochrane Library This link opens in a new window
Full text of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and six other Cochrane Library databases covering the effects of interventions in health care, research methodology and evidence-based practice.
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