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HLTH 6101: Research Methods in Health Education: Health Databases

Searching for Articles

Once you have narrowed down your topic, and have identified keywords, you are ready to begin searching for relevant literature.  You can begin your search either in One Search or in the Library Databases.  Below is a list of library databases related to Health and Human Performance, as well as Nutrition. Remember each database has its own set of subject headings using these could help improve your search results.  

Need Help Using a Database?  If you need help using a database, or constructing a search, there may be a library tutorial to show you how.  Or you can contact a librarian for assistance. 

Library doesn't have access?  If you find an article or book that you are interested in and the library does not have access to the content.  You can request the resource through Interlibrary Loan. 

Scopus Database Tutorial


Click the button above to be taken to a Guide on the Side tutorial that will teach you how to search the Scopus database.

Science Database Tutorial

Science Direct

Click the button above to be taken to a Guide on the Side tutorial that will teach you how to search the ScienceDirect database.

Try OneSearch!


Search OneSearch for articles, books, & more


Health and Human Performance Databases

The following are direct links to all of the subscription databases for ECU Libraries on the subject of EXSS.

Nutrition Databases

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article: Sciences

View the following PowerPoint tutorial to learn more about the structure of a scholarly article in the Sciences.

InterLibrary Loan

Use InterLibrary Loan and Document Delivery services to request articles, books, media, and more from other libraries when ECU libraries do not have what you need.