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WHP 103 - Approaches to Stress Management - Kroft

Article Databases

ProQuest Central

Health & Medicine (ProQuest)

Full-text articles covering health, medicine, substance abuse, and many other health-related topics.

Science Direct

ScienceDirect College Edition

Peer-reviewed scientific studies and review articles. Major focus: science and medicine. Minor focus: social science and humanities.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides students, allied health professionals, nurses, and medical educators access to scholarly journals on many medical disciplines.


Health Source: Consumer Edition

Full-text consumer health magazines, health pamphlets, and reference books covering medical sciences, food science and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine, and general health.


Academic Search Complete

Articles from scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers covering every area of academic study and news.

Rhetorical Triangle


Rhetorical Triangle

You can use the rhetorical triangle to evaluate information. 



Look at the competence and expertise of the author in the area they are writing. 



Consider who the information is written for and whether you fit into that group.



Use the context of where the information is found as well as the context within which it was written.

Scholarly Versus Popular Sources (HACC Video)