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Finding useful journal articles

Useful articles

Search Scopus by typing the following into the search box below: "natural disasters" and (prevention or management).    When you arrive in your Scopus search results, scroll through the options on the left of the screen to limit your search. Try the following:

  • SUBJECT: Select relevant areas (eg all the sciences and maths)
  • DOCUMENT TYPE: Select Article and Review
  • LIMIT TO: Don't forget to click on the blue button at the bottom to save your selections

* Review articles are an attempt by one or more experts in that field to summarize the current state of the research on a particular topic. They provide a long list of references and are often an excellent place to start.

*Searching on document titles, abstracts and keywords