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RDT101 Intro to Radiation Therapy: Databases/Articles

Research resources for the field of rediation therapy.

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them

Where Can I Find a Database?

  • Go to the library’s homepage:


  • Click on databases

Search in the Library Catalog

Search the library catalog for books, eBooks, articles, DVDs, streaming videos, and more:

  • To request items for curbside pick-up, after clicking "Search", you must sign in with your NetID and password and then select the "Request" button.
  • Ebooks can be read or downloaded on a computer or electronic device. Off campus access will require your NetID and password.

For assistance, please contact us via:  email:  text: 203-212-8329  phone: 203-285-2057  

Search the library databases below for articles. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to log-in with your MyCommnet NetID and password.

What is a peer-reviewed article?

Peer-reviewed articles are the articles  that have been reviewed and approved by scholars in the author's field or area of expertise. Peer reviewed journals are called peer-reviewed journals or refereed journals.

How to Find a Peer-Reviewed Article in Libraray Databases

What is peer reviewed articles?

  • Peer reviewed articles are scholarly articles that have undergone a review process by other experts in the field before being published.

Search the library databases, many of which allow you to limit the search results to peer-reviewed or scholarly articles:

  • Read the database description first, to determine whether the database includes peer-reviewed articles
  • Check  the box which allows you to limit your results to peer-reviewed articles. For example, Academic Search Premier, on the search screen, check the box "Limit to Peer Reviewed" under "Search Options - Limit Your Results"
  • Look at the screen of "Search Results", check the box to limit peer-reviewed under the tab of "Refine Results", if you didn't set up the search for peer-reviewed articles at the beginning.

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

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