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HE 290-03: Health Research Methods (Spring 2020): Articles

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Journal Locator

Use the Journal Locator to see if the Library has access to a journal or periodical.

Need help? Check out the Journal Locator Tutorial.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Many databases have a search filter that allows you to limit your results to scholarly or peer-reviewed articles.

PubMed does not have this feature, but if you are unsure about your journal, you can search by journal title in Ulrichsweb. See screenshot below.

 

 

Research Databases

Below are some suggested databases to help you find scholarly research articles on health topics.

Find Additional Articles From a Known Source

Types of Magazines and Journals

 

 

Popular Magazines

Trade Journals

Scholarly Journals

Audience

All readers

Professionals working in a specific field. Example: Nurses

Scholars and Students

Appearance

Glossy paper, many ads and pictures

Glossy paper, short articles, many ads and pictures

Research articles with charts and graphics, few pictures

Author

Freelance writers or journalists hired by magazine

Members of the profession

Professors, scholars or teachers in the field

Purpose

Entertain and inform

Keep professionals up to date with trends in the field

Publish new research in the field

References

Very few citations

Very few citations

References are listed at the end of each article

Authority

Articles reviewed by magazine’s editors

Articles reviewed by magazine’s editors

Articles undergo peer-review by scholars within the same field

Frequency

Published weekly or monthly

Published weekly or monthly

Published a few times a year, quarterly

Examples

Time, People

Advertising Age, Education Week

Higher Education Research & Development