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Linda Keys SCC Librarian
What do you do if you find a useful journal article that doesn't have the full text?
The SCC Library can help. We can find another library that subscribes to the journal and have them email us the article, then we'll send it on to you. That's called an interlibrary loan.
You can request an interlibrary loan by contacting a librarian (see above for librarian help options) or clicking "Begin your interlibrary loan request" on this page.
The purpose of this research guide is to help students in MaryMargaret Bowmer's SONO 132 class find credible and evidence-based information sources. This guide will suggest useful sources, search techniques and evaluation methods for researching abdominal pathophysiology.
RESEARCH TIP: Keep a list of words that describe your topic and add to it as you come across new words. Try different combinations of words to see what produces the best results. For example:
sonography, ultrasound, imaging, radiology, diagnos*
Sample search of eBook Collection library database:
Sample search of ProQuest library database:
Reference Books - SCC Library 1st Floor
eBook Collection - around 150,000 ebooks
PubMed Bookshelf - ebooks from the National Library of Medicine (one example: Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis 2018-2021: Diagnostic Imaging)
MedlinePlus – authoritative patient-level health information from various government agencies and nonprofit organizations
Micromedex – library drug database, also includes some disease information
UpToDate - peer-reviewed clinical decision support tool with topic reviews covering medical symptoms, tests and diagnosis, and treatment options for over 8,500 conditions [NOTE: requires free registration; app available for download]