Literature searches can be performed on a
variety of topics ranging from chiropractic to other health-related
disciplines. Searches will be performed using the most appropriate
databases. The results will be comprised of a bibliography of relevant
citations based on the subject matter you specify and are subject to
limitations of the databases searched.
*It is important to note that literature searches will not contain the full-text of journal articles. It will contain references (often abstracts) to the full-text, giving you enough information to find it full-text in a library.
Cost$25/topic for Palmer Alumni$50/topic for non-Palmer alumni
PaymentThe Palmer Business Office will send a bill in the mail for completed literature searches.
Turnaround TimeSearch results will typically be performed within 24-72 hours.
Full-Text options Since
literature searches do not yield full-text results, you many still want
obtain the entire article. You have a few options in doing so. You can
use the Palmer Health Sciences Library to copy available articles from
the literature search (there may be articles listed on the literature
search we do not own) or visit your local public library and ask them to
order them on your behalf (usually for a nominal fee). Another option
is Palmer Health Sciences Library offers a Document Delivery service
which is $12/article plus royalty fees in which the article would be
sent to you.
For Further Assistance
About Literature Searches, please contact the Reference Desk or call (563) 884-5896.
About Document Delivery, please call (563) 884-5641.
Davenport, Iowa, CampusAcademic Affairs(563) 884-5466
San Jose, Calif., CampusAcademic Administration(408) 944-6021
Port Orange, Fla., CampusAcademic Affairs(386) 763-2760
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