Once you've found a peer-reviewed article, it may look a little different than anything else you've ever seen before. For tips on reading and comprehending the information in a scholarly article, watch the video below:
This interactive tutorial will walk you through the basic features of the Library Catalog.
The databases below are a good place to start your research for Health and Human Performance. Most of the databases have a medical or nursing focus and contain mainly scholarly articles.
The following databases contain systematic reviews (a type of literature review that collects all the studies on a selected topic that meet a certain criteria and synthesizes the findings) and clinical trials to provide evidence-based treatment information.
For more information and details about evidence based practice, refer to the Evidence Based Practice research guide.
The databases below are a other places to consider looking when conducting research for Health and Human Performance. Most of the databases have a medical or nursing focus and contain mainly scholarly articles.
The databases below are some of the general science databases that may be helpful when researching broad HHP topics or topics that are interdisciplinary within other science fields.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service provided to FHSU faculty, staff, and students. If you need a book, article or other item to which Forsyth Library does not have access, you can use ILL to request it from another library.
What can be borrowed?
Journal articles (both print and digital), print books, audiovisual materials, microforms, theses and dissertations.
What cannot be borrowed?
Textbooks, E-Books, some reference works such as encyclopedias.
As an online student, you can use ILL to request items physically located at Forsyth Library to be mailed to you. You can also use ILL to borrow electronic or physical materials from other libraries. Physical items will be mailed to your personal address but you are responsible for paying return shipping.
View the examples in the box below of instances when you should use ILL.
Below are a few tips for completing the ILL Request Form.
If you forget your password, you will need to contact the Interlibrary Loan office at 785-628-4351 to get it reset. There is no "forgot my password" function in Illiad. If you know your password but want to change it, log in to Illiad, and use the options under Tools on the left.