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Databases allow you to search the content of multiple journals, conference proceedings, and sometimes even books, all at once. They are usually curated to cover a specific field or discipline of study. Topic-based searches, or searches that require multiple journal sources, are best-suited for these tools.
For More: A-Z List of Databases
Synonyms can be very helpful throughout the investigative and research process. Using synonyms with boolean operators can potentially expand your search. Databases with subject headings or controlled vocabularies like MeSH in PubMed often have a thesaurus that can match you with appropriate terms.
Adolescent, Young Adult
Boolean operators allow you to manipulate your search.
For More: A-Z List of Journals
UNLV Libraries provides interlibrary loan services to UNLV faculty, staff, students, residents/fellows through ILLiad. Select the image below to view a step-by-step process for getting set up with interlibrary loan services and requesting a journal article through interlibrary loan.
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Undertaking a new research project? The Research Quick Start Guide has gathered together important information from across campus divisions to help you get started: from finding funding, submitting to review boards, managing citations, and best practices for communicating your research and tracking your professional impact.