Bibliographic databases are the best resources for finding journal
articles by subject or author. Ovid
databases including Medline, PubMed,
A-Z provide citations to journal articles on a wide variety of subjects.
The Brief Guide to Ovid Searching
is available online and at the Norris Library Reference Desk.
After you identify citations, you will need to find the full text of
relevant articles. Many full text articles are accessible electronically
while others are available only in print.
Use the following to look for full-text articles online:
- The Find @ USC feature in Ovid
with USC Links provides links to full text options when they are
A to Z is a complete list of electronic journals licensed by the
USC Health Sciences Libraries.
- USC Content
Connection contains full-text journals from USC University Park
Libraries databases and journal collections.
Use the following to locate print journals:
- Ovid search results indicate
if a journal is owned by the Norris Medical Library, Wilson Dental
Library, LAC+USC Medical Center Library, CHLA Los Angeles, and the
Doheny Eye Hospital Library.
- When you need a journal not available at the Norris Library, LAC+USC
Medical Center Library, or Doheny Eye Hospital Library, use DocRetriever,
the Norris Library electronic document delivery service, to request
articles from other libraries.
The library’s journal collection, located on the lower
level, is arranged alphabetically by title. If the title you want
is in the collection but the volume you need is not on the shelf, contact the library (323) 442-1116.