ScienceDirect is a database of high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific and social sciences journal articles. St. Louis Community College Libraries subscribe to one section of ScienceDirect, the Health and Life Sciences journal collection. It includes the full text of articles from 1200+ journals such as The Lancet, Nursing Outlook, and Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Many open access journal articles are also included, along with citations and abstracts for thousands of other journals.
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Since this is such a large database, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of articles returned by a search. Here are a few tips to make sure you get the best results.
1) Be specific! Use scientific names and terminology.
2) Limit your search to "Subscribed publications" and "Open Access articles" (under Refine your search)
3) You can also limit your search to a subset of journals that focus on a discipline or subject. Scroll through the list under "All Sciences" to see the choices.
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