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EXS 145

Purpose of Guide

This guide will provide you with information as you conduct research for your introduction course.

Topics covered include:

►Databases and resources to find articles.

►Directions on how to get the full text of articles.

►Discussion on evaluating information.

►Tips on how to read a scholarly paper.

Health Information for the General Public

The general public faces a more difficult situation when judging the quality of health/medical information, because they often search the open web where anyone can place any information.

When selling something is the motive, beware. 

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Consumers, who lack the expertise of health professionals, should use known trustworthy sites aimed at the general public such as those listed below: