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Nutrition Research for NTR 195 & 198 classes: Research Articles


A research article is also referred to as primary research or original research. Though several of NCC's library databases will limit to research articles, you should check to  make sure that the article contains:

  • Literature Review or Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Discussion

​To Find research articles in Science Direct:
1) Select Advanced Search
2) Select Research articles

To Find Primary Sources in CINAHL:
1) Select Advanced Search
2) Limit to research articles

What is a Database?

A database is a collection of articles, book chapters and other information from reliable sources.

All of the resources in these databases come from magazines, newspapers, journals and books.

Articles from the databases may be printed, saved to a drive or emailed for later use.

Print, Email, Save

All databases have tools for printing, emailing and saving articles.

Look for the icons on the page.

Tools icons from a database

Other Databases

The NCC Library has many databases that offer information on health & nutrition. Please remember to make sure your article is a research article. Many of the articles you will find will not contain original research.