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Biomedical Science: Journals/Databases

This guide provides information and links about resources relevant to Biomedical Science in the ECU Library and other useful external resources

What is a Journal?

Academic Journals publish original research and commentary on recent developments in specific disciplines. Issues are published on a regular basis in a similar way to magazines.

Key Journals

Annual Reviews Journals Collection

Key Databases

Related databases

Research (multidisciplinary, citation) Databases

Evidence - Based Databases

Database searching tips

1. Find Synonyms (alternative keywords):

  • pediatric OR paediatric
  • teenagers OR adolescents

2. Use Truncation (putting * at the end of a word stem):

  • virus* (virus, viruses)
  • adolesc* (adolescent, adolescence, adolescents) 

4. AND (joins concepts and narrows the search)

  • obesity AND children
  • stress AND (occupation OR job)

5. "...." (inverted commas) use for a phrase

  • "cell biology"
  • "biomedical science"