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Medical Research Guide

Research Process Guide


Whether it is formal scientific research or personal patient-care oriented research, research is a way of life for the successful medical professional.

This guide introduces the "nuts and bolts"  of the professional research process and to help guide you through your research project from its conception to its completion.  

Campbell University's medical librarians are happy to assist you with selecting and narrowing a topic, formulating a clinical question, selecting databases, constructing and executing a literature search, and locating articles.   You can contact us at 910-893-7700 during business hours, or  If you prefer, you can contact us individually at (Jane Moran) or (Sarah Wade).

Important:  As you progress through this guide, remember to scroll down to the bottom of each page.