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ESS 5346: Research Methods in Health and Human Performance: Finding Articles

Search Tips

Search by keywords/small phrases and use Boolean searching.

AND: "physical activity" AND adult*
OR:  women OR women OR female*

Use "quotation marks" to search phrases > "evidence based"

Limit search results by Date and Peer-Reviewed journals.   

Consider truncation. The symbol used is usually *. ATHLET* will retrieve: athleteathleticsathletic, etc.

Check Subject terms to see if there are any synonym terms to consider.

Searching for Full Text

If you come across a citation to an article and you'd like to track down its full text, follow the steps below:

The example below shows that The Journal of Continuing Higher Education is accessible in print/microform as well as online. The entry also shows coverage dates to indicate which years are accessible.