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Truncation: hospital* retrieves
hospitalized, hospitalization, hospital-associated, etc.
Synonyms (from titles, subject headings, and abstracts) to find more articles:
hospital* or “acute care” or inpatient
Turn to improve relevance:
Title Field to improve relevance:
"Historical" Search Words: history or introduction or review or overview
"Landmark" Search Words: seminal or landmark or classic or groundbreaking
How to Chose Two Database to search:
How to Find Articles that Cite an Article:
Plusses, Minuses, Off-Campus Settings
+ Good way to find academic synonyms.
+ Great way to find newer articles that cite a relevant one.
+ Good for relationship between two concepts.
= Some free full text via federal research archives and preprints.
- May not have been published in peer–reviewed journals.
- Can’t limit by discipline.
Off-Campus Settings - to link to Edgewood's full text articles, RefWorks.
+ Can export citations into RefWorks. From Settings:
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