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LIBRARY GUIDE TO EHS 3300 - Enviro. Health -Safety Admin

Searching for Literature
Research and read lots of information to develop your understanding of the topic.

START by exploring Library OneSearch (includes books, ebooks, academic journals, newspapers)

Search for articles, books, and more...

To search subject specific literature try suggested databases from OneSearch, possible choices:

Business literature

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff ABI/Inform Complete - Articles in all business areas including occupational health, safety management, and related areas. How to Export to Refworks.
 
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Occupational Hazards
  • AIHA Journal - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal (1993-2003)
  • Professional Safety
  • The Safety & Health Practitioner
     
Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Business Source Elite
Broad scope - includes academic journals, trade publications, magazines, books, market research reports, and product reviews. How to export to RefWorks
Health sciences & Medical

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff CINAHL Complete   Largest Nursing and Allied Health Literature database.  Researching with CINAHL tutorial.

Unrestricted Resource PubMed (MEDLINE) The National Library of Medicine's free interface for MEDLINE, the premier database for biomedical journal citations. 

Multidisciplinary

Web of Science Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers over 12,000 of the highest impact journals worldwide.
 
**To find more choices, review the library's entire list of databases by subject.


****Having trouble accessing the full-text of articles? View the Retrieving Articles Using the Get-It link tutorial.

 
Accessing Government Data
Library Contact
Picture: Julia Rodriguez

Julia Rodriguez
Associate Professor / Nursing, Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian
juliar@oakland.edu

Schedule a research consultation (Fall & Winter only) - Currently all consultaions are conducted via GoogleMeet. 

If none of the time slots work for you or if there are none available, email me directly and suggest a date & time and I will do my best to accommodate you.

Citation Linkers

To get the full-text of an article you found on the web or elsewhere try pasting the citation information into the library's citation linker tool.


If we don't have your article electronically or in print try borrowing through InterLibrary Loan.

How to know if it's peer-reviewed
Evaluating Resources
Six Things to Consider about any information source.....

1. Authority - Who is the author/developer? What are her/his qualifications? What are the affiliations, if any?
2. Currency - Is the material current, updated regularly?
3. Relevancy - How relevant is the information to your topic?
4. Accuracy - How do you know the information contained is correct? Are the facts cited, can they be checked?
5. Objectivity/Bias - Is the information presented objectively? What bias might the authors/creators have?
6. Appropriateness - Is this a good source for academic / scholarly level research?
RefWorks

Refworks

Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.

Writing Help

Writing Resources for Students
Find in-depth information about the mechanics of writing, MLA/APA citations, avoiding plagiarism, and more.

Writing Center
The consultants can help you with every stage of the writing process.


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