Biological Current Event
Research Paper Resources
I. To find books: Start—Programs -- Cherokee Library
Subject Search: Ex: human genome project
II. To find scientific journals using the Research Databases:
CHEROKEE VIRTUAL LIBRARY:
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
Press Enter to search.
To find information in
specific scientific journals, type
journal name in Publication box. Do not check Peer Reviewed here.
Ex: JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association)
- 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”
Resource Center – Click on “Gale Trial Databases.”
Type in user name/password: april/shower
In the right-hand box, scroll down to:
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
by L. Dennis & S. Freedman,