This guide is for DENT 121 course research paper on diseases.

EBSCO Database


1. From the Library home page, select Databases, then search EBSCOhost - Multiple Databases.

2. If you are working from off-campus use your College Log in for remote access.

3. Expand results by leaving Academic Search Complete, eBooks Collection & MasterFILE Complete checked

4. Add checks to Health Source Nursing/Academic Edition, MEDLINE and any other related health databases.


5. Limit your search: specify publication dates no older than 5 years. 


 6. Select any Special Limiters for specific database collections. Narrow by any related limiters in MEDLINE. 

7. Add search terms and then click Search. Add or change Boolean Operators to AND or NOT to narrow, use OR to broaden your search. Change Select a Field to Subject Terms to search for articles on the Subject of any of your keywords. 

8. Select an article and use Tools links to print, email, save or cite in APA format. 

 Note:  Check the system generated citation against your MLA guide! Make any corrections needed. 

APA example citation

9. When emailing, change to APA citation format. 

 change citation format to APA before emailing

Selected Dental Assisting Journals

Many EBSCO databases include journals related to dental assisting and general health topics that aid dental assisting students.


Journal of Dental Hygiene

EBSCOhost Tutorials

All tutorials are closed captioned.
As you learn, try some sample searches using the box below. 

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