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Fire Administration and Fire Science: Find Articles

Where do I find articles for my fire science research?

The Discovery Search box on the library home page is a great place to begin your fire science research:

The databases listed below can also be useful for researching fire science-related topics.

For a complete list of databases and their descriptions, click the Databases link located on the CSU Library homepage.

E-Journals

Try searching the following individual e-journals for articles related to fire science:

Please contact a librarian if you need assistance accessing these journals.

How to Research Fire Science Topics

What are peer-reviewed articles?

Peer-reviewed articles are written by subject experts and are reviewed by other experts in the field before publication in order to ensure the articles' quality.

See this guide for more information about identifying peer-reviewed articles and how to find them in the CSU Library.

What's the best way to search the library databases?

The best way to search the library databases is to try out different combinations of key words/short phrases.  Phrase searching is one technique you can use to refine your search.  To phrase search, place phrases inside quotation marks or parentheses.  This tells the database to search the phrase as a unit instead of a string of keywords.

Example:

"fire safety"

(fire safety)

Having trouble accessing library resources? Refer to the Tech Tips document or contact CSU HelpDesk Support at 877-399-1063 or via chat in your myCSU Student Portal.