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CCOM 314 Communicating Science: Investigating your stories

Creating your search strategy

Checking if the literature is peer-reviewed

Citing your sources

Download the EndNote software to save references from searches, cite references in your paper, and automatically create a bibliography. Attend an EndNote workshop to learn more.

A Guide to Using EndNote (PDF)

Searching for research articles

  • Web of Science (multidisciplinary) - includes how many times an article has been cited and who cited it
     
  • Scopus (multidisciplinary) - includes how many times an article has been cited and who cited it, along with news & social media mentions\

 

  • PubMed (medicine) - best general database for all subjects related to medicine. 

 

  • Compendex (engineering) - best general database for all subjects related to engineering. 

 

Searching for newspaper articles

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