Help finding peer reviewed articles for your ePoster
This guide will help you find peer-reviewed (scholarly) articles to inform your e-poster.
Remember to always read the Course Outline or website for the assessment instructions and assessment rubric.
For your eposter, you need to find peer reviewed journal articles. These are sometimes called scholarly or academic articles.
Peer reviewed articles have been evaluated by experts in the field before they are published. Peer review is often one way to determine quality.
Use the short guide or video below to find out more:
Background reading can be useful for finding out more about your body system. The following database can be useful for giving you a general overview:
Tip: Scroll down and select the Physiology module.
Use a mindmap or table to organise ideas about your body system and process.
It is important to consider how people describe a particular body system or process within the literature. Terminology may vary.
For example, if you were looking at the alveoli and gas exchange you could do the following:
exchange of air
This table is not comprehensive, you may find more concepts as you begin to search.
|Tip: when considering what concepts to use you may need to search on broader body systems to find information e.g. lungs for alveoli.|
The Library catalogue can be a good place to start your search.
Tip: use the * symbol to find different word endings easily. For example gas* will find gases and gaseous.
Library databases or Google Scholar are also good places to search for evidence.
|PubMed search example:|
Select Add with AND to add your first concepts into the query box below.
Add you next concept adding any synonyms with the connector OR.
Use the Add with AND button to add it to the search.
Notice each concept is grouped using brackets and connected with AND.
|Google Scholar search example:|