A. What is the relationship between the two articles?
B. How would article #1 be helpful? How would article #2 be helpful?
C. What do these articles have in common?
Searching Bioengineering Databases
I. Use Web of Science
Do a title search for this article: Accelerating Genome Editing in CHO Cells Using CRISPR Cas9 and CRISPR, a Web-Based Target Finding Tool
Can you get full text to this article for free?
How many times has this article been cited?
How many cited references does this article have?
What is the name of the journal?
What is the impact factor of the journal? (Hint: click “View Journal Inmpact”)
If this article was helpful for my research, what search terms might I use to find similar research? (Hint: see keywords)
Where did funding come from for this research?
II. Use Compendex
Do a subject search for: CRISPR in all fields and Denmark in country of origin. (Hint: Type in CRISPR in the main search bar and limit to Denmark in the country of origin.)
How many articles did you find?
What is the date range of the articles?
Select an article. Can you find full text of this article for free?
For the same article, can you identify some additional search terms that could be helpful for a new search?
III. Use PubMed
Do a subject search for CRISPR
How many articles are of human subjects in the age range of 19+ years? (Hint: Show additional features)
How many of these articles are free full text?
What are some related searches?
EndNote is a citation management program that is a helpful tool for graduate students. You can
download citations into the program
attach the PDFs of the articles
keep your citations annotated and organized.
The program works with Microsoft Word to help you cite your sources in a variety of styles. Go to our Endnote Research Guide for information on how to download this program (free to UofL students, faculty, and staff), workshops, and other help information.