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Sonography: Finding Journal Articles
Basic search tips and strategies for sonography students
Please email all article copy requests to: email@example.com
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Experiment with a variety of keywords and subject headings
Use "advance search" options to limit to full text, peer review, date ranges and more
Selecting the correct database or combination of databases can save you time when looking for articles
Remember that you can get copies of articles through interlibrary loan if they're not full text in the database
Adding Databases to Your Search
Need to make changes to your database selections in EBSCO? This quick video demonstrates how easy is it to change your search.
Searching Specific Journals
Did you know that you can search specific journal titles and browse issues to see what articles have been published?
Sonography faculty have recommended the specific titles that are linked below.
Once you click on the link, the issues are displayed with the most recent articles/issues first. Use keywords or subject headings to search for particular topics or use the limiter tools on the left side of the screen to narrow the results.
Any article that is not available in full text can be requested using the library's interlibrary loan service. Typically article copies are received very quickly, most of the time it's within 24 hours.
To request an article copy, email the article citation from within the database to the library: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to include your name, email address and student ID number in the 'comments' section so we can get the copy to you right away!
Requesting Article Copies Video
No full text for the articles you want? Request copies using the library's interlibrary loan service. Obtain the article copies quickly and at no charge!
Sample Subject Headings
Ultrasonics in Obstetrics
Diagnostic Ultrasonic Imaging
Heart, Ultrasonic Imaging
Full Text Finder
This video will walk you through searching for full text availability of journal in our library. This can be helpful if you have a specific journal article you are looking for or if you want to browse a publication.