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HED 204: Drugs and Society: Find Scholarly Articles

This guide will help you locate a scholarly article for your Research Assignment in this class.

Finding a Research Article

Use the blue tab on the left side of the NCCC Library Homepage to access " Databases" or access them through links in the box to the right. 

The databases will let you limit to a "scholarly" or "peer reviewed" article, which is one of the requirements for your assignment. Some databases will let you limit to a publication type, "Research."  You may also limit to a particular source, for example, American Journal of Public Health.  And finally, you may limit by publication date in order to retrieve only articles published between 2000 and 2020.

The research article that you need for this class will usually have the following sections:

1.  Title page

2.  Abstract

3.  Introduction

4.  Method

5.  Subjects

6.  Statistics or data

7.  Analysis, Results

8.  Discussion, References, Tables, and figures

If you are unsure about the suitability of an article for this class, please ask a librarian.

Periodical Databases

Off campus? Here's how to access library databases

  1. Know your Twolves username/password
  2. From the library homepage, select Databases
  3. Select the database you want to search
  4. You will be prompted to enter your username/password

Questions? Call the Library's Reference Desk at 614-6786 for assistance

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