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EMG100 Research Skills Guide: Use Journal Databases

Why Should You Use Journal Databases?

Journal databases:

  • Are the best source of academic or scholarly information for your assessments
  • help you locate peer reviewed articles
  • Are subject specific, so that you get more relevant results
  • Have many options for refining results

You can find the Library's databases on the A-Z Databases page.

Databases are grouped into subject areas. The Emergency Management, Policing & Public Safety list will be particularly useful for your study.

For more recommendations check the Emergency Management Library Resource Guide or have a look at the list below.

Key Journal Databases for Emergency Management

How to video

Activity - Try it now!

Open ProQuest SciTech in a New Window and try typing in: emergency preparedness AND community awareness (you may need to sign in first with your Charles Sturt University username and password).

  • Did you get less results than Primo Search and Google Scholar? Being an emergency management database, they should be more relevant to your topic.
  • Look at the HTML and PDF links to access the full text of the article.
  • If you cannot find the full text click on the Find it button to check if the article is available elsewhere.

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