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Human Anatomy and Physiology: Research Tips
Subject Guide to accompany Human Anatomy and Physiology
SAGE Research Methods helps users create research projects and understand the methods behind them. It includes over 600 books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and the “Little Green Book” and “Little Blue Book” series. Journal articles and videos are also included.
This is a web-based research methods tool that covers quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods. Researchers can explore methods and concepts to help design research projects, understand a particular method or identify a new method, and write up research. Sage Research Methods focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, and is of potential use to researchers from the social sciences, health sciences and other research areas.
To find an individual article when you already have a citation, use the default GEM Finder search on the Library’s homepage. Start by searching by Title from the drop-down selections.
To find an online journal, click on the radio button for Journal Title List on the Library's homepage to conduct a search using Publication Finder. You can then choose the year, volume, and issue of the journal if it is available.
If a journal is not available, you can request an article from another library through Interlibrary Loan, if you are eligible.
Found your article? Check the subject headings/keywords for search terms and look at the references used by the author(s)
Need to find the article again? One method is to export the reference to RefWorks, which saves the URL
Find background information on your topic in references like AccessScience.
Look for articles marked Review Articles in databases.
Need help with starting your research? Try Sage Research Methods
Use Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT)
Make a list of searches/keywords that worked, and which databases you used