This module goes over some searching tips and tricks that you can use in a variety of resources, like Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT), truncation, parentheses, and more. If you need help, you can always contact the Eccles Health Sciences Library!
Identify the key concepts and words that describe your question
Locate and retrieve information sources that support the topic question; this includes using library catalogs to locate reference books, encyclopedias, bibliographies, handbooks, statistics, videos, and other media
Use online databases to find journal articles, newspapers, statistics, and other kinds of supporting materials
Find Internet resources; this may include government documents, images, graphs, data, maps and more
Evaluate what you find; take detailed notes; summarize and quote source material accurately
Cite your sources of information accurately
Use a bibliographic management program such as EndNote to organize materials and write your paper with properly formatted citations