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Bio 1B Research Skills Guide: Searching for articles: Finding primary research articles

Limiting to articles

Limiting to articles in BIOSIS Previews

BIOSIS indexes journal articles, conference proceedings, and book chapters, among other materials. If we are searching only for journal articles we will need to limit our search.

For example,as of July 2021 there are 137 records in BIOSIS Previews that list Brent D. Mishler as an author. To limit our results to journal articles:

  1. From the search results page, select Articles under Document Types in the left-hand Refine Results sidebar
  2. Click Refine to limit the search only to journal articles. There are 87 records for journal articles in BIOSIS Previews that list Brent D. Mishler as an author:

Please note: Journal articles may include primary, peer-reviewed research articles, literature reviews, editorials, and other types of articles. To identify the type of a specific article, look under Document Information in the full article record in BIOSIS Previews (in the full record you may need to click See more data fields). If it is a type of article other than a primary research article, the kind of article it is will be identified under Literature Type:

BIOSIS Previews document information

If no other literature type is specified, it is a primary research article.

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Public Health Library