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This Research Guide provides information about medical assisting resources found in the CCCC libraries and online.
ScienceDirect provides access to the full-text of hundreds of journals published or distributed by Elsevier. Subjects include: Nursing, Allied Health, Veterinary Medicine, Technology, & the Sciences.
Article: A single, usually stand-alone, piece of writing included in a larger collection, typically a magazine, journal, or newspaper.
Journal: A journal is a periodical (meaning published on a regular, on-going basis) collection of articles, usually related to a specific subject area.
Database: A collection of information sources such as journals, newspapers, eBooks, or encyclopedias, that have been organized so that users can easily find, access, and use that information.
Peer Review: The process that scholarly articles must undergo to be published. When an author submits their article to an academic or scholarly journal, it is then sent to other experts in their field (knows as their peers) to be reviewed. If those experts agree that the article contains good information and is based on a sound study or experiment, then it can be published.