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Com 400: Communicating Science & Technology

Online guide for Lucrezia Coen Paxson's Com 400 students.

Using PubMed

Accessing PubMed

You can access PubMed here:

PubMed Tutorials to Get You Started

Here are some tutorials created by PubMed to help users search successfully:

PubMed is a rich and complex database. The tutorials above will get you started, but if you'd like more information on specialized searching, check out the PubMed Tutorials page created by Kathryn Vela at the WSU Spokane Academic Library.

Using Web of Science

Accessing Web of Science

Web of Science is a good database to use, not only for finding scholarly research articles, but for looking at how they relate, respond, and inform other research articles on the same or similar topics. When you look at the record for an article in Web of Science, you can see what research the authors of that article cited. You can also see where the article you are looking at has been cited in others' research.

Help for Using Web of Science

Web of Science has created several video tutorials to help use the database. Here are few that might be useful:

Reading Scientific Articles

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