Biological Current Event
                             Research Paper Resources
                                     Mrs. DeBlieu

 

       I.    To find books:  Start—Programs -- Cherokee Library

 

              Subject Search:  Ex:  human genome project

 

       II.   To find scientific journals using the Research Databases:

 

                START ------ PROGRAMS -------INTERNET EXPLORER

                       CHEROKEE VIRTUAL LIBRARY:   
                             http://cmcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/    

                                                                                           

         A.   Click on RESEARCH DATABASES
                  (for home access, get bookmark with
passwords)

                 

                1. eLibrary – Click Clear All to uncheck all formats.
                      Check magazines only. 
                      Type topic in Search box.  Ex:  “stem cells”

                      Scroll down to check Peer Reviewed.
                      Press Enter to search.

                                                 AND/OR

                     To find information in specific scientific journals, type
                      journal name in Publication box.  Do not check Peer Reviewed here.

                         Ex:  New England Journal of Medicine

                         Ex:  JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association)

        

                2. EBSCOhost  -  Click on EBSCOhost and  “EBSCOhost Web”.
                      Make sure MasterFILE Premier is checked. Click Continue.
                      Click Full Text and Peer Reviewed.
                      Type topic in Find box.  Ex:  “stem cells”
                      Click Search.

 

               3.  Science Resource Center – Click on “Gale Trial Databases.”
                     Type in user name/password:  april/shower
                     In the right-hand box, scroll down to:  Science Resource Center
                     Click on it.  Click on Advanced Search
                     Type topic in  first box  and change Title/headline to Subject.
                     Scroll down to check Full-text documents and Peer reviewed journals

             III.  SIRS Databases and CQ Researcher – Great for credible articles on social and
                     controversial issues. 

Web Sites

CDC – National Center for Infectious Diseases

               

Prepared by L. Dennis & S. Freedman, 3/22/05