When you need reliable scholarly articles on Kinesiology we recommend using the following:
What is scholarly? What does peer-reviewed mean? Why does it matter? Learn more...
The Discovery Service search box on our home page allows you to Discover All of our resources all at once. Here, you can easily start with a basic search by entering any keywords.
NOTE: You will also discover items that we don't have here on site but are held in "libraries worldwide". You may request these items through Interlibrary Loan.
Click the Advanced Search link to get more specific. Be sure to check the filters to limit your list by format.
Again, you will also "discover" items that we don't have (unless you check the Hope International University Library filter).
Click on the Databases tab to select a database that covers a specific subject area (such as Kinesiology). In most cases, you will be required to login to access the articles in databases found there. However, PubMed is a free service and many full-text articles are essentially open access.
If you want to look up a specific journal by its title, you can use a Browse Journal Titles search in the Find Items dropdown menu.
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Google Scholar vs. PubMed. Shariff, S. Z., Bejaimal, S. A., Sontrop, J. M., Iansavichus, A. V., Haynes, R. B., Weir, M. A., & Garg, A. X. (2013). Retrieving clinical evidence: a comparison of PubMed and Google Scholar for quick clinical searches. Journal of Medical Internet Research.
DOI is the Digital Object Identifier that APA style requires you to include in your references when available.
Databases contain all kinds of articles, editorial opinions, book reviews, etc. For the most part, these items are first published in periodicals (print and/or online). So to break it down...
Graphic created by Joshua Knopf, 2019.
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Periodicals are arranged alphabetically on the periodical shelving on both the 1st and 2nd floors of the HIU Darling Library.
Find more recent periodicals on the 1st floor and older periodicals on the 2nd floor.
Helpful Hint: The periodical shelves on the 1st floor are hinged. Tilt the shelf up to find more periodicals hidden behind the slanted shelf!