The Library subscribes to many medical and health databases available on the ProQuest database platform.
When you access the ProQuest database, you are automatically the content of multiple databases simultaneously. This includes scholarly journals, videos, ebooks and dissertations.
You can also focus your search to the specific database using the Databases link on the top menu.
The following are some of the databases from ProQuest Central you might consult:
The videos below demonstrate how to use database subject heading lists to identify search terms and build a search strategy.
Google Scholar can provide a starting point to search for scholarly literature.
Many VU library databases can also be searched through Google Scholar. Fulltext journal articles and research papers can be retrieved by clicking on the "Find Fulltext@VU Library" link when it appears to the right of your search results. This will happen automatically while on-campus but may need to be set up as "Library Links" under Scholar Settings to work from off-site.
Try entering your own search terms in the Google Scholar box below.
UlrichsWeb is the authoritative source to go to if you want to find out if a journal is peer-reviewed or not.
In UlrichsWeb, type in your journal title. If the journal name has an icon like a little black and white striped referee shirt , the journal is peer-reviewed.