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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Databases Ask A Librarian Live Chat Help Style Guides How Do I FAQ Help Guides Research Guides Call Numbers by Floor Ask A Librarian Site Map How do I find a notary public Use the notary search on the Mississippi

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    9 and 10 15 Post Test Basics of Research Literature With the voluminous amounts of information available these days it is often difficult to find the best sources for your needs In college this is complicated by the fact that academic research often requires a more discriminating selection of materials Fortunately most article databases today give clues in the citation details to help you ascertain the type of source it

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    What are Research Studies Empirical Research USM Basics of Research Literature Research studies can be defined as information or knowledge derived from a scientific investigation of a topic Research studies are often referred to as empirical studies because they utilize objective experience and or observation to gather data the definition of empirical Research or empirical studies are most often published in scholarly peer reviewed journals and the articles typically follow a format and methodology outlined by the publisher or the academic discipline shown in the example below Margaret A K et al Evaluating the Epidemiology of Inflicted Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants of U S Military Families American Journal of Preventive Medicine Volume 34 Issue 4 Supplement 1 April 2008 Pages S143 S147 Background Evaluating the incidence of inflicted traumatic brain injuries inflicted TBI in young children and encompassing shaken baby syndrome SBS and related injuries is an epidemiologic challenge Data available regarding military families in the U S may complement other national surveillance efforts Methods A protocol was developed to assess the epidemiology of inflicted TBI among infants of U S military families integrating data from the Department of Defense Birth and Infant Health Registry healthcare utilization databases child abuse reporting systems and military personnel databases The in progress protocol and its inherent strengths and limitations are described here Discussion The primary strengths of data from U S military families are related to the full characterization of the denominator such that analyses are person time and population based Unique data are available to describe the full population of military parents including occupational geographic and socioeconomic factors as well as deployment related potential stressors The limitations of military data are similar to many other child abuse surveillance systems in that cases are underreported and not fully characterized Linking abuse reports

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    3 and 4 11 Primary vs Secondary Source 12 Quiz 5 6 and 7 13 Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Research Studies Quantitative vs Qualitative Researchers conducting empirical studies use qualitative or quantitative analyses or a mix of the two to ascertain their data Quantitative research that has a measured value or statistically valid results quantity Some methods of quantitative data

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    vs Peer Reviewed 7 Important Notes 8 Quiz 2 9 Popular vs Trade Professional vs Scholarly 10 Quiz 3 and 4 11 Primary vs Secondary Source 12 Quiz 5 6 and 7 13 Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Quiz 1 Review the two detailed article citations below Note in particular the information given in the Publication Type Which of these would be considered qualitative A Title A glomus caroticum case accompanied by a giant thyroidal nodule Author s Tetik O Yetkin U Bayrak S Erdogan N Y rekli I G rb z A Affiliation Chief Resident Assoc Prof Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Izmir Atat rk Training and Research Hospital Turkey Source Internet Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery INTERNET J THORAC CARDIOVASC SURG 2008 10 2 11p 20 ref Publication Type journal article case study diagnostic images pictorial Journal Subset Biomedical Online Peer Reviewed USA B Title Comprehensively assessing cognitive and behavioral risks for HIV infection among middle aged and older adults Author s Paniagua FA O Boyle M Affiliation Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston TX 77555 0189 fpaniagu utmb edu Source Educational Gerontology EDUC

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    previously research or empirical studies are most often published in scholarly peer reviewed journals So what is the difference between a scholarly journal and a scholarly peer reviewed journal The primary purpose of scholarly publications is to report research or other types of information to scholars and professionals in the field Authors writing articles in scholarly journals always document their source material in footnotes endnotes or bibliographies in order to

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    3 and 4 11 Primary vs Secondary Source 12 Quiz 5 6 and 7 13 Research Literature on the Web 14 Quiz 8 9 and 10 15 Post Test Two Important Notes Note One Most article databases now have a limiter located below the search box that can be check marked to limit search returns to peer reviewed journals Note Two Not all articles appearing in journals labeled peer reviewed

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    9 and 10 15 Post Test USM Tutorial Peer Reviewed Is it Peer Reviewed Quiz 2 Both of the articles below are published in the peer reviewed journal British Journal of Haematology Only one of the articles though is actually peer reviewed Review the citations and select the research article that has been through a peer review process A Title Vitamin D deficiency cardiac iron and cardiac function in thalassaemia major Authors Wood John C Claster Susan Carson Susan Menteer J D Hofstra Thomas Khanna Rachna Coates Thomas Source British Journal of Haematology Jun2008 Vol 141 Issue 6 p891 894 4p Document Type Article Abstract Vitamin D25 OH and D1 25OH levels were compared with cardiac R2 1 T2 left ventricular ejection fraction LVEF age ferritin and liver iron in 24 thalassaemia major patients Vitamin D25 OH levels were reduced in 13 24 patients while vitamin D1 25OH levels were often elevated Vitamin D25 OH levels decreased with age r 2 0 48 and with liver iron r 2 0 20 Cardiac R2 was inversely related with the ratio of D25 OH to D1 25OH levels r 2 0 42 B Title Consensus recommendations Authors Beutler Ernest Source British Journal

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