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Biomedical sciences: Find Journals


mySearch is an interface which allows you to search across a range of library resources simultaneously, including books, e-books, journal articles and databases

What is a journal?

A journal or periodical is an academic publication which is regularly published with articles written by experts which have been peer reviewed (read by other academics before publication). Each journal is published in

  • Issues - this is the particular individual journal, and is shown in referencing by the second number in brackets.
  • Volumes - these are groups of issues, often organised by year, and this is the first number in your reference. 

Which database should I use?

databases for your course

mySearch already searches in most of these, but searching in a database gives you

  • Extra ways of filtering results,
  • Searching a smaller set of journals than mySearch
  • Ways of searching for subject-specific terms

You can get help using health databases using this link.