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Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Summer Academy: Databases & Articles

What are databases?

A 2-1/2 minute video from Yavapai College Library

What databases are available?

Interdisciplinary databases are great for finding info on a wide variety of subjects. Below is a sample to try.

Some science databases to try,

How do I read scientific articles?

Below are two resources to help you understand the components of scientific literature and how to read a scientific article.

1. View this example of a the Anatomy of a Scholarly Article from the NCSU Libraries:

2. Read this excellent explanation of how to read a scientific paper from ASU School of Life Sciences.

What is peer review?

A 3-minute video on peer review from NCSU Libraries