To use these databases, see the individual boxes below to locate articles within these sources. These databases can be used on campus or from your personal device. You must login using your MYNCC credentials to use the databases from your personal device. Choose the option for full text, scholarly journals.
To search for original research articles, use any one of the following terms in your search:
1. Your topic
2. methodology, original, or research
There are many databases of science articles available via the Internet. These databases are free and do not require you to log in.
PubMed Central: is from the National Library of Medicine and contains only full text articles
PLOS, Public Library of Science: has many journals related to health and science that contain only full text articles.
Directory of Open Access Journals
See the individual boxes below to locate articles within these sources.
PLOS stands for the Public Library of Science, and this is a source of open access (free to all via the Internet) full text access on all areas of science and medicine.
The following journals make up the PLOS platform:
PLOS One: this online journal has full text original research articles in all areas of science