Search for Journal Articles, News, Conference Papers, and More
Finding Databases about Other Subjects
1. Library home page --> Articles and Databases --> DATABASES
2. Click "Browse all databases"
3. Choose a subject to see the databases with information about it.
4. In each list, start with the databases under CORE -- they are the best and most relevant
- For a description about what's in the database, click "More Info" next to the database name
Medicine, Nursing, and Other Health Professions -- This page has additional information:
In addition to the news itself, news items can also provide the names of information sources about your topics.
- Here is the list of newspapers and other news sources
For business news: the best database is ABI/INFORM, and the other two under CORE
- Library home page --> Databases by Topic --> Business --> CORE
What are people saying?
- Polling the Nations -- Questions and responses from more than 12,000 national, state, local, and special surveys, conducted by 700 polling organizations in the United States and 70 other countries, from 1986 through the present.
(Only 4 people at a time can use this database.)
- Roper iPoll -- "Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented. You can search for datasets by keyword, country, surveying agency, timeframe, and type of sample.
--- Users "that have an email address with the extension @jhu.edu can self-register by clicking on the Account icon and selecting "Log In", although registration is no longer necessary to search or download when connected to the campus network. Pre-existing login credentials will not provide access to this new Roper iPoll, so you will have to create a new account.
- PubMed -- In the top left of your results list, choose Article Types --> Customize --> [UNcheck anything that's checked] -->Editorial
- General Science Full Text -- On the search page, scroll down to Article Type and choose Editorial, Letter to the Editor, or Opinion
- LILACS (English) -- This is a "comprehensive index of scientific and technical literature of Latin America and the Caribbean." Here is the list of countries which have contributed information. LILACS includes health information -- choose any of tjhe "types of study," and then use the filters on the right to focus your searches, by language, region, year, or others.
- Scielo (Scientific Electronic Library Online) -- Scielo was created in 1997 by BIREME in Brazil, which is a specialized center of PAHO/WHO. Scielo is "a virtual library of scientific journals in electronic format which currently accommodates 967 journals from 12 Ibero-American countries." [L.E. Bravo (2014), From Printing to Scielo and PubMed Central]
--- For English: Do a search, then choose "English" (upper right corner) for an English platform. To get articles in English, choose it from under "Language" in the filters on the left.
These are tools for coding your systematic review articles. For help, please contact Lori Rosman (410-614-1286, email@example.com).
Rayaan (free) -- Scroll down for tutorial
- Offers flexibility in customizing data abstraction forms
- Contact the Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Center to learn about pricing and to set up an account
RevMan (used by Cochrane) -- This tool is really not for reviewing citations and creating data abstraction forms, but rather for use with your final product