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EHR109 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 Databses page.

Databases are grouped into subject areas. The Exercise and Sport Sciences databases will be particularly useful for your study.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text

How to search EBSCHOhost databases

Activity

In the database window, login and try typing in "exercise avoidance"

  • Did you get less results than Primo Search and Google Scholar? Being an exercise science 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 at CSU button to check if the article is available elsewhere.