Broad databases, covering a wide variety of topics, are useful for interdisplinary research. These databases are a good place to begin your search on most topics.
Tips for better search results using Boolean or Advanced Searches
Heart and Lung searches for occurrences of both words
Heart or Lung searches for or all, but both are not required
Heart not Lung searches for occurrences of the word ‘Al-Andalus’ but without use of the word ‘Andalusia'
"Medical Education" searches for the words as a pair not individually
histor* searches for history, historical, historian, historiography, etc.
m?n searches for man and men.
NOTE: Access to many of the resources on the QU library website is restricted to currently registered students, faculty and staff.
If you have problems accessing a database, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Keyword mapping tools can be useful when exploring a new topic. Try using this for discovering new keywords or for broadening or narrowing your search.
To identify articles on interprofessional education and practice, conduct an Advanced Search of Academic Search Ultimate (EBSCO) database as follows:
interprofessional or interdisciplinary [TI Title]
education or relations or communication or team [TI Title]
health or medicine or medical or rehabilitation or nursing or dentistry or dental [TI Title]
Once you get a search result, select Scholarly Peer Reviewed Journals, English under REFINE RESULTS