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:
- Occupational Health & Safety
- Occupational Hazards
- AIHA Journal - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal (1993-2003)
- Professional Safety
- The Safety & Health Practitioner
Broad scope - includes academic journals, trade publications, magazines, books, market research reports, and product reviews. How to export to RefWorks
Health sciences & Medical
CINAHL Complete Largest Nursing and Allied Health Literature database. Researching with CINAHL tutorial.
PubMed (MEDLINE) The National Library of Medicine's free interface for MEDLINE, the premier database for biomedical journal citations.
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.
- OSHA- (Dept. of Labor)
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Bureau of Labor Statistics - Includes data on workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities (check the Occupations section on the main page)
- t. of Labor and Economic Growth) (MI Dep
- FDsys(GPO Access)- for access to the Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register and other government resources.
- FedStats - Guide to data on numerous government websites
- Household Products database - US Dept. of Health & Human Services
Associate Professor / Health Sciences & Scholarly Communications Librarian
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2. Currency - Is the material current, updated regularly?
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6. Appropriateness - Is this a good source for academic / scholarly level research?
- Finding full-text in databases
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- What are peer-reviewed sources?
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