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Wooster Campus Research Library

Research begins not in the laboratory but in the library

Articles and Databases

The databases listed below are those most commonly used for research at OARDC.  However, there are many other databases available through the Ohio State University Libraries and OhioLINK.  For these resources, see the Databases arranged by subject list, or consult with the Librarian.

Off Campus (Home) Access. When accessing these resources from off campus, make sure you are first signed in as an OSU user. Instructions here.

Finding full text. Look for the Find It button Find It @ OSU in databases to find out if electronic full text is available. If an article, book chapter, or other resource is not available electronically, you may place a request through the Ohio State University Libraries' Interlibrary Services


 

Connect to OSU Library Resources via Google Scholar

Set up your Google Scholar "library links" to  Find It @ OSU

  1. From the main Google Scholar screen click Settings.  
  2. Choose Library Links from the left hand navigation.
  3. Enter "Ohio State" in the search box
  4. Choose The Ohio State University Libraries - Find it @ OSU
  5. Save the settings (you must have cookies enabled)
  6. Follow these steps on every browser you use regularly

     

Search Faster with the Google Scholar Button

Google Scholar Button  Google Scholar Button

How? Highlight text and search Google Scholar directly from your browser.

More information. Visit Google Scholar settings.


Finding the right search terms and phrases is a key part of any successful literature search.  Use the following tools to find terms, phrases, and synonyms.

NAL Thesaurus

https://agclass.nal.usda.gov/

CAB Thesaurus

http://www.cabi.org/cabthesaurus/

MeSH - Medical Subject Headings from National Library of Medicine, PubMed users should use this.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh