Work Health and Safety: Finding articles and papers

Some key databases

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Use databases to search for ...

  • journal articles
  • book chapters
  • conference papers
  • research reports
  • theses

Start by searching some of the following:

Need to find scholarly works?

It is important to evaluate the articles/papers you find to make sure they are of a high quality. Sometimes you will be asked to use peer reviewed journal articles. See the following video and brief "How to" guide for help.

Key OHS journals

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If you know the name of the journal, enter it in the Library Catalogue. Journal articles are a useful resource as they:

  • present current research
  • may be from peer reviewed (refereed) journals
  • provide highly focused information
  • may be required for some assignments

You can also use our journal database to directly search through our journal list. Think of keywords such as "health", "occupational", "safety" and "ergonomics" to help narrow down your search. Here a a list of some of those journals to get you started:

How do I...?

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