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Nutrition & Dietetics: Research Methods

This guide provides information and links about resources relevant to Nutrition & Dietetics in the ECU Library and other useful external resources

Core Databases

Evidence based practice databases


Research databases


PubMed database is an internet version of Medline produced by the National Library of Medicine in the United States.

Open access articles are freely available in PubMed. To ensure that you also have access to journal articles available on subscription through ECU Library, link to PubMed via the Library.

PubMed search results will then also include a FindIt link to locate full text articles available via ECU.

What's the Difference Between MEDLINE and PubMed? Fact Sheet explains the additional features of PubMed.

PsycTests Databases

SAGE Research Methods Online database

SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO) database, provides a comprehensive online collection of books and reference materials on research methods (quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods) across the social and behavioural sciences. 

Included in the collection is the complete Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences "Little Green Books" series from SAGE. 


ECU theses:

Theses are available online through ECU's Research Online respository and the Australasian Digital Theses (ADT) database


Proquest Dissertations & Theses full text: is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.