Science and Medical Writing
When You Need Articles
When searching in a database, look for a way to limit to Scholarly journals.
In many databases, look for a filter that will limit your search results to scholarly or peer-reviewed articles
If you need to confirm that a journal is scholarly, use Ulrich's to look up the name of the journal and confirm if it is scholarly or referred/peer reviewed. The video shows how Ulrich's works.
When you know what article you are seeking, try one of these approaches to see if we have an electronic version of the article.
- Use Google Scholar from the the library's homepage to paste in the title of the article. When you get results, use FINDIT to get the full text.
- Use our Article Lookup tool when you have a proper citation