Research Support Services
Student Services Librarian
1. Leverage different search tools to find your sources:
New York Times
Los Angeles Times
- Original Research
|Database(s) e.g. PubMed|
2. Make sure your news article includes a nutritional factor and a health outcome:
A. Nutritional Factor: e.g. red meat, alcohol
B. Health Outcome: e.g. cancer, cardiovascular health
If you are off campus, make sure you download and use the VPN
The premier database for research in the field of Nutrition.
PubMed: The Filters Sidebar [2:02]
Covers topics relating to every aspect of the food chain, including food science, food technology, food safety and nutrition.
This scholarly collection offers coverage of information in many areas of academic study.
Multi-disciplinary science database.
Source of traditional news articles.
|Tips for Searching PubMed||Review Articles, Research Articles...What's the Difference?|
|1. PubMed results are sorted by Date Added (most recent first), not relevance rank!|
2. Use the Advanced Search and the Filters to focus your search:
- To find original research articles, include the term epidemiology in your search, or use the Filter Article Types:
√ Clinical Trial
√ Randomized Controlled Trial
3. Click an article title for additional details, including the Abstract and Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
4. If you don't see the full article, use UCD-eLinks to link to the pdf or find a copy in the library