Library databases do a lot of the hard work of the research process for you. They have been professionally evaluated and selected by your college librarians for their authoritative and reliable content. Library databases contain full-text peer-reviewed and scholarly journals as well as newspapers, professional, trade, and popular magazines. They provide primary source materials, reference sources, statistical resources, and a wealth of other information you can trust. If you are unable to find what you need in the Library, another good source of peer-reviewed information is the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork IJTMB.
To find articles:
Go to http://library.tccd.edu
Click on "Find Articles By Subject"
Choose a database group
Some of the Databases For Massage Resources
Scholarly journals differ from popular magazines in a number of important ways. Popular magazines are produced for a wide audience and provide basic information and/or entertainment. Scholarly journals are written for scholars, students, and researchers and exist to advance research in a given field.
Here are some clues that will help you identify scholarly journals. Scholarly journals: