Finding & Evaluating Information
At the end of this library workshop, you'd be able to:
- Find & evaluate journal, magazines, books and websites on your topic.
- Analyze and cite your source.
- HIghlight the main sections (establish your roadmap)
- Read and annotate the Discussion section:
- What is the primary finding and its significance?
- What questions do you have after reading this? What stuck with you?
Need a Research Topic?
Browse some sleep journals:
Office: Lama 117
Find Journal Articles
|Use these library databases to find different peer reviewed journal articles:|
EBSCO Academic Search Premier: For general research
ScienceDirect: Cross-disciplinary collection of health & social sciences journals
EBSCO Health: CINAHL, Health Source, Medline
PMC (PubMed Central): Over 4 million fulltext articles
What do you need?
- To find research journal articles on a topic, use a library database.
- To find an article for which you already have the reference, check the KCC Journal Collection to see if it is available online at KCC or other UH libraries.
- Use Advanced Search to limit to KCC subscribed publications (green icon) and open access articles (orange icon). Use the date limits if needed.
- Review articles provide a summary of important articles. Original research articles provide specific details and procedures.
- More than 2.6 million free access, full-text articles available to the public.
- Use the Citation link to copy the APA reference.
- Preview the abstract before opening the pdf.
- If pdf is not available, check the KCC Journal Collection or other UH libraries (search for Journal Title Hawaii Voyager).
- Use the automatic Cite button to copy the APA reference.
- Go to Settings, click on Library Links, add Kapiolani Community College Library to link to KCC articles.