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Pharmacy Research Guide: Finding Articles

Why Bother with Library Databases?

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1. Most of what you find on Google isn't scholarly.

2. When you do find something scholarly on Google, the site often asks you to pay for it.

3. You should never have to pay for content.  That's what the library is for!

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Recommended Pharmacy Databases

Building Your Search Strategy

Before you begin searching in large article databases such as CINAHL or PubMed, be sure to create an effective search strategy to obtain optimal results.  Please download the document below.

Health & Medical Literature Databases

Help - How do I get the Full Text?

Only finding an abstract or citation for an article when searching within databases?  No worries, just look for the Find It link or the Ferris FullText link.

The Find It link tends to look like one of the following:

Image of Yellow Box Find It link

Image of Find It as a regular hyperlink

The Ferris FullText looks like one of the following:

Ferris FullText link

Learn More about Full Text Linking

See the Full Text Linking tab of this guide to learn more.

Other Databases of Potential Interest for Finding Articles