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Edward G. Miner Library

Graduate Student Guide: Key Tools

Information and tools for URMC Ph.D. and Master's students


View top journals from your field using BrowZine!

  •  BrowZine is a browsable newsstand of the library’s top journals. Easily discover, read, and monitor the key journals in your field. 
  • Allows the user to browse the most recent issues of a wide array of journals giving you a way to easily stay current on the literature. 
  • iPad version provides PDF's which can be saved in a variety of programs such as reference management software, and notability.
  • Web Version allows patrons to read articles online from a web browser
  • Requires an account to save favorite journals
  • Available to University of Rochester students, staff and faculty from Miner Library

Linking Google Scholar to Miner Library

  • Navigate to Google Scholar and click on the 3 lines at the top left. 

  • Click on Settings 

  • Select Library Links 

  • Search for University of Rochester and save 

  • You can now see links to full text in your Google Scholar search results!

Quick Search of PMID or DOI with LibKey IO

Lookup a journal article by DOI or PMID

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Core Databases

There are number of information resources available at Miner library for your use, however below are what we might consider our Core Databases to search for information.