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HFE 250: Nutrition Issues: Finding Articles & More

Research guide for Nutrition - HFE 250 Nutrition Issues project

Off-Campus Access to Databases

To access any database in this Research Guide from off campus, you will need your myMCC login. You may find your myMCC login at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. Click on Password Reset/Find Username.

Databases: Current and Controversial Topics

If your research assignment requires you to write about a current social or controversial issue, start here.

Selecting and Using Keywords Video (3:50)

keyword with magnifying glass over research

Joshua Vossler's video "Selecting and Using Keywords"

Research Tip: If you were researching the topic "videogame violence" as discussed in the video above, you could also use a great and reliable site such as this: https://www.statista.com/topics/868/video-games/  (Video Game Industry: Statistics & Facts | Statista)

General Research

A good starting point for magazine, newspaper and journal articles on health-related topics is EBSCOHost. When searching in our databases, make sure to combine your key terms with Boolean AND (to include all the terms) or Boolean OR (for related terms).

Research databases
Limit Your Results

Quick Tips and Shortcuts for Database Searching (video 5:19)

Entering Keywords into a Database (video 4:41)

Suggested Health-Related Databases