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Radiography

Print, video and electronic resources to support the Radiography Program
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  • Journal Access Guide

    Finding the best articles in the medical imaging field can be challenging.

    This PDF guide to 50 publications provides a full description of each journal, and describes whether CFCC offers print or database access, or whether access from the publisher's website is preferable.

    ProQuest Central

    Questions about how to use ProQuest?  Take a look at these Helpful Videos.

    Google Scholar for Radiography Articles and Books

    Google Scholar locates scholarly journal articles and books. Use the  search box below to find articles or books about Radiography. Enter your own key  words or use phrases in quotes  to customize your search.

    Google Scholar Search

    Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

    Telling a magazine from a journal isn't always simple. 

    Periodical publications such as magazines, newspapers and journals vary in quality and depth of coverage. In your Radiography classes, your instructor will usually want you to select articles from scholarly journals (sometimes called "refereed" or "peer-reviewed" journals). The video below offers some tips on how to tell a scholarly journal from a popular periodical. For more detail, try our guide to "Scholarly Journal or Magazine" below :

      (http://www2.cfcc.edu/lrc/files/2013/09/Scholarly_J_or_Mag.pdf)

    Scholarly Articles vs. Popular Magazine Articles

    Periodical publications such as magazines, newspapers and journals vary in quality and depth of coverage. Instructors will frequently want you to select articles from scholarly journals (sometimes called "refereed" or "peer-reviewed" journals, though the terms don't mean exactly the same thing).

    Click the image or here to see a short (3min) video on how to tell the difference between scholarly articles and popular magazine articles.

    For more detail, try our guide to "Scholarly vs. Popular Works."

    Conducting an Effective Literature Search

    Appropriate to anyone researching in the health sciences, this article covers the "how" and "why" of conducting a literature review.