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Indigenous Health: Journal articles & Databases

Guide to information resources and services for Indigenous health

Finding journal articles

Journals may also be referred to as serials or periodicals. These terms also include newspapers and magazines.

Academic journals report the ongoing research and debate in an academic discipline.
To understand more about what is included within the different sections of an academic journal article, see this interactive tutorial Anatomy of a Scholarly Article created by NCSU Libraries.

Library databases allow you to simultaneously search large collections of journals to find articles relevant to a particular topic. For individual journals available online or print check Search or the e journals list.

Peer-reviewed journals contain articles that have been reviewed by experts in the field before being published.  Learn more about peer review:

To check if a specific journal is peer-reviewed (refereed), see Ulrichsweb.com

Key Resources

Use LIt.search from the Lowitja Institute for easy access to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature in PubMed.

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