Getting Started in Anesthesia Research
To find articles published in the field of Anesthesia, you will search in PubMed (the publicly available version of Medline), the largest index of biomedical literature in the world, and in CINAHL, the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature, which indexes journals published for nurses, physical therapists, nurse anesthesists, and other health care professionals.
What is Peer Review?
Peer review is the process in which a scholar's work is reviewed by experts in a field before being accepted for publication (in the case of journals). Many people give more credence to journal articles that have gone through a peer review process because they have been reviewed by experts in the field (rather than just an editor as is the case of a newspaper or magazine) before being accepted for publication.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service provided to faculty, staff and students to supplement the Library's collection. You can request materials (books, articles, etc.) from other libraries around the world with this service. Simply fill out the form after logging into the ILLIAD system to request an item.
This is a different service from Get This, which will request materials available on the Ann Arbor campus.
Databases to Start With
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