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College of Rehabilitation Sciences: PT 6250

Guide for OT, PT, RT, and MSc Rehab

How to Use This Help Page

Please note that these are basic suggestions that offer one way to help you find the information you need. There are many different methods for finding information, if these do not work you may need to try adifferent method.

Finding Articles

I Know the Article I Want

PubMed Single Citation Matcher

  • Used to find single articles based on bibliographic information
  • You do not need to fill in all the boxes
  • The quickest and easiest search is to type in the title of the article
  • If that does not work clear all boxes and add: year, volume, issue, page numbers

SCOPUS

  • try a title search for the title of the article

One Stop Search

  • Search the title in One Stop
  • Use the filters on the side if needed
Google Scholar
  • Use to find articles know or to do searches on a topic
  • Adjust settings to link to UM Library resources
  • Prefer PubMed, but use if it works

I Don't Have an Article So I Need to Find One

PubMed Clinical Querries

  • Keep the search simple
  • Use nesting to create an accurate search, i.e. stroke AND (physical therapy OR physiotherapy)
  • Switch the results to Best Match
  • Use limits on results page refine the search
  • If you find a very good article use the "Similar Articles" links on the right hand side to find more similar articles

TRIP Pro

  • Keep the search simple
  • Use nesting to create an accurate search, i.e. stroke AND (physical therapy OR physiotherapy)
  • Explore your topic using the evidence filters on the right

 

I Need to Find Articles on Very Specific Topics 

SCOPUS

  • Search the term or phrase in the title only field
  • Put phrases in quotation marks, i.e. "physical therap*"
  • Use wildcards (the asterisk  symbol *to find variations of a word, therap* will find therapy, therapies, therapist, therapeutics, ...

Background Information Resources

How to Search

Avoiding Plagiarism

Citing & Writing