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Finding and Managing the Literature
Contact Your Librarian
I'm happy to help you with things such as:
- Research Strategies and Database Searching
- Literature Reviews
- Citation Managers Like EndNote
- Tracking Down Difficult-to-Find Information or Publications
Key UW Libraries Resources
OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS TO LIBRARY RESOURCES
- When off-campus, use library links to databases (including PubMed) and journals. You'll be prompted to log in with your UW NetID to gain access to UW subscriptions. Learn more here.
- Consider setting up Husky OnNet for off-campus access.
GETTING TO FULL TEXT ARTICLES
General Search Techniques
||Retrieves items that contain both terms. Good for combining topics to narrow a search.
||tuberculosis AND resistance
||Retrieves items that contain at least one of the terms. Good for combining synonyms.
||antibacterial OR antibiotic
||Retrieves word variants, such as resist, resistant, resistance
||Retrieves the exact phrase contained by the quotation marks.
||Tells search system how to combine terms and in which order. [Article needs to mention "tuberculosis" and EITHER the phrase "drug resistant" or the phrase "drug resistance".
||tuberculosis AND ("drug resistant" OR "drug resistance")
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