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Microbiology: Articles

Use this guide to find credible information on microbiology.

Finding Articles

Search for news articles, scholarly journal articles, and reports related to specific diseases. 

The databases will provide you with citations, but not all have the option for Vancouver Style.  Copy one of the available citations and then edit according to Vancouver Style, using the Vancouver Style Guide for assistance.

Research Databases *Recommended for Finding Articles*

Before you Google, begin your research with the library's databases. These databases will help you locate reports and journal, magazine and newspaper articles.

Search Tips

  • DO NOT type sentences into search boxes.  Use words or phrases (see examples below)
  • AND, OR, NOT: use to narrow or broaden your search
    • cyber bullying AND suicide (results have all words - narrow)
    • natural disasters NOT hurricanes (results exclude word after NOT - narrow)
    • “BP oil spill” ORDeepwater Horizon oil spill” (results have either concept - broaden)
  • (*): use to broaden your search or find similar forms of words
    • Hawaii* = Hawaii, Hawaiian, Hawaiians
  • “”: use to search for phrases or words you want to appear together in your results
    • “freedom of speech” or “origin of life”
  • Try using the Advanced Search, you'll have more options.
  • Limit documents to FULL TEXT when available.

HIV

HIV. Illustration. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. 
quest.eb.com/search/161_2352639/1/161_2352639/cite. Accessed 29 Jan 2018.

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