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ADBI 2010 Eating and the Environment

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Boston College Libraries guide to information resources for this course.

Review Articles

"Review articles" are a special type of article designed to provide a survey of knowledge in a particular area of research.  Many databases in the sciences, especially, make it easy to identify these articles.  In Web of Science, once you have your search results displayed, use the "Review" filter on the left to limit to these types of articles.  In the Scopus database, look for the "Review" filter on the left, under "Document Type". Likewise, in PubMed, look for the "Review" filter in the upper left once you have your search results displayed.

Is it peer-reviewed?

In certain databases  limit your results to  peer-reviewed  or "scholarly articles."  Or look the journal up in Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory.  Ulrich's identifies peer-reviewed (refereed) journals with this icon: referee icon

Databases To Try First for this Class

Key Resources for Finding Articles

Other Science Databases that Might be Useful

Other Resources to Try

Finding Articles with Databases (5:19)

Find out how databases can make your academic research more productive and efficient. Learn about choosing a database, limiting your results in useful ways, and locating articles.