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Health Information Management: Finding HIM Articles

Connecting From Off-Campus

The library gives you free access to hundreds of databases, making it easy for you to find scholarly articles, credible news reports, online books, & more. Most can be accessed from off-campus by following the links on our site & then entering your name & 7-digit College ID.

Not sure what your ID number is? Go to MYCSTATE & use the link for "Look Up Username/Reset Your Cincinnati State Password" to retrieve it. Watch our "Looking Up Your College ID" video for more instructions.

Research Databases

Searching Google Scholar

If you're working from off-campus, be sure to set your Google Scholar settings so that they link to the full-text of articles owned by Cincinnati State. It's easy! Watch the video below for directions & some Google Scholar tips, or follow the instructions below.

  • Start at Google Scholar & find the menu icon.
  • Click the "Settings" link
  • Click on "Library Links"
  • Type "Cincinnati State" in the search box
  • Check the box next to Cincinnati State's result, then "Save"

When searching, you'll see a link for "Find It!@CinState" if you have access to the article through our library. If you're off-campus, you'll need to enter your name & 7 digit college ID to connect. Once connected, look for the .pdf link to open the full-text article. Good luck!

 

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Are you on-campus? Start your Google Scholar search below!


Google Scholar Search

Scholarly v Popular

How to Tell if an Article is Scholarly

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How to Read a Scholarly Article

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Watch & Learn: Academic Search Complete

Follow the Step-by-Step Tutorial or watch the video below.

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E-Journals

If you are looking for a specific journal, please visit our Journals A-Z site.



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