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Opioid Abuse and Addiction: Article Databases

Resources to support education and advocacy.

Why should I look for academic articles?

Why should you do research in academic journals?

  • Academic journal articles are often authored by scholars active in a particular field
  • Academic journal articles provide a close look at a particular topic
  • Academic journal articles often provide data to support their findings
  • Academic journal articles can lead readers to other sources through their bibliographies

If you find one good article that supports your research, you can use the bibliography at the end of the paper to locate further research.

Scholarly and Popular Press Articles

Learn about recent research on opioid abuse and addiction by searching these article databases brought to you by the BCC Libraries. If searching the databases from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your 14-digit ID number found on the back of your BCC Campus Card. Once you select a database, type specific key words in the search box like "opioid addiction" or "opioid abuse" or "opioid dependence".

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How Can I Tell if an Article is Popular or Scholarly?

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National Library of Medicine Databases