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Medical Sciences: Finding Full Text

Recommended resources for the College of Osteopathic Medicine

Journal Abbreviations

Abbreviations do NOT work in the Journal Finder!

Find the FULL NAME of your Journal:

  • Go to PubMed
  • Use the Journals Database


Anesth Pain Control Dent = Anesthesia & pain control in dentistry

Use Full Journal Title to search Journal Finder

Mistakes in a Reference

Electronic journals have a Search this Journal option:

  • Try searching by author OR
  • Search by article title


3 Easy steps to find your article:

1. Journal Finder (online subscriptions)

2. NovaCat library catalog (print journals in HPD Library)

3. ILLIAD Interlibrary loan (FREE service to get articles from journals we don't have at HPD Library)

Buried Treasure

  • Look for a Theme in the journal issue to see more articles for your research.
  • Use the "Search within this journal" option.
  • Try researching using your author names for more on your topic.