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Medical Research Basics

Your intro to research resources & techniques for using the library catalogue, evaluating resources you find, avoiding plagiarism, searching medical databases & referencing


 To supplement your course readings or to get started with your research project, UNic's Library Search gateway is the best way to find  the books, e-books, journal articles, and databases you need.

Use UNic's Library Search catalogue to find...

‚ÄčTo find ebooks and/or journal articles, enter your keywords and select E-resources from drop down menu   

To limit your search to only eBooks  or only journal articles, select SOURCE TYPES from the left column of the search page to limit your search for one or both, or to any another type of E-resource listed.
To access full text of eBooks or ejournal articles, use your OpenAthens log in  details. See video.




 To see if the library subscribes or provides open access to a specific journal title, search the publication list

journal title search

You can search within the specific journal for content you want or select full text access to see how far back the online subscription goes.         If you need an article that does not appear within our coverage range, please contact the library for assistance.         

Find a book on the library shelf to begin your research via the Library catalogue