A student's guide to searching the literature using online databases

Casey W. Miller, Michelle D. Chabot, Troy C. Messina
2009 American Journal of Physics  
A method is described to empower students to efficiently perform general and specific literature searches using online resources. The method was tested on undergraduate and graduate students with varying backgrounds in scientific literature. Students involved in this study showed marked improvement in their awareness of how and where to find accurate scientific information.
doi:10.1119/1.3213525 fatcat:25w6xzztcnegngzspqk75zxyta