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UBC Library Informatics for Nursing

Where are articles published?

Articles are published in:

  • Newspapers: Vancouver Sun, New York Times
  • Popular magazines or trade publications: Scientific American, Psychology Today, Nursing Times
  • Scholarly journals: Journal of Advanced Nursing, Qualitative Health Research, Canadian Journal of Health, Journal of Palliative Care.

University students generally read scholarly articles. These articles are written and reviewed by academic scholars. Scholarly journals are also called peer reviewed journals or academic journals.

Scholarly journals are often published online. The online version usually covers the most recent years of a journal. You'll be able to access the journal online if the journal is open access or if the Library has a paid subscription.

Can you access the online subscription journals from home?  Yes, if you are authenticated as a UBC student.