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Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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Article Databases: Best Bets

The best way to locate articles is through library databases.  Use your myNOVA username/password for off-campus access.

Additional Databases for DMS Articles

Search Tips

Select the most important 2-3 terms related to your topic.  Put the word AND between each new term; this tells the database to look for resources with ALL your terms.

sonography AND stomach cancer

Use quotation marks ( "  " ) around phrases (two or more words); this tells the database to look for the words in that specific order.

sonography AND "stomach cancer"

Use an asterisk ( * ) to find multiple endings of one word.  Using sonogra as a search term will include results that refer to sonography, sonographer, sonogram.


Boolean Operators

Finding Additional Resources Using an Academic Article

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