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If you know the title of the database, under OPTIONS in the Omnisearch box, you can use the ARTICLES & DATABASES link. Use the Alphabetical list on the right.
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Journals from scientific associations and non-commercial publishers.
Dissertations and Theses - Doctoral dissertations and Masters Theses from US schools dating back to late 1800's.
In the last 5-7 years, scholarly publishing has been plagued by explosive growth of bogus scientific journals, sometimes called "predatory journals."
Library databases will screen out these fake journals for you, but if you are picking something from the public internet, you need to add an extra step to your research. You need to make sure the article you are looking at comes from a genuine peer-reviewed journal.
There is a library database called Cabell's Blacklist that lists predatory journals.
Use the ADVANCED SEARCH to look for keywords. The basic search on the homepage is currently not working well.
When researching teaching methods or biology for secondary education students, start with:
Education source is an EBSCO database so you can "Choose Databases" and combine it with BioAbstracts if you need content.
ERIC is the database from the Dept. of Education. It includes journal articles and reports from all recipients of a DOE grant