BIOL 2401: Human Anatomy & Physiology - LSC-Kingwood

Microscope icon Dr. Jose Cortes


 Microscope iconReference Books/eBooks/Video

RC55 .M4  -  Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 18th ed., 2006. This excellent summary of most diseases from causes to cures is available in Stat!Ref. Also available online at

RC46 .H333  -  Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed., 2008. This is a professional medical text which contains definitions or descriptions of diseases, pathgenesis, epidemioloy, etiology, treaments and related materials. 

QR9.E53  Encyclopedia of Microbiology. 2nd ed., 2000. For diseases caused by bacteria or viruses, this is an excellent starting point.

Anatomy & Physiology Online - Online text includes 3-D anatomical models, videos, clinical images, illustration and overview information for human anatomy  & physiology. Home menu is organized into 19 modules. Use topic and module quizzes to review.  Rotate anatomical structures, move through available layers; save images and use them for your notes, presentations and research papers.

Films on Demand - The LSCS Libraries provides access to over 6,000 films on all subjects, including anatomy and physiology (example: Functional Anatomy). Search by keyword; an advanced search will allow you to limit your search by copyright date. From off-campus, you will need the barcode number from your Lone Star College ID or library card.

eBook Collection (formerly NetLibrary)  - Type the disease you are researching in the subject box.   To find books available in the eBook Collection, search the LSC-Kingwood Library Catalog and select Collection: Electronic Books from the limit options below the search boxes.  Mobile app availableMobile app available

Medline eBooks - Now the National Institutes of Health provides some full text eBooks for free. The Health & Wellness Resource Center, listed below, also includes some reference books online such as the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine.

Stat!Ref - Current medical reference texts for nursing, dentistry, general and specialized medicine, psychiatry, physical therapy and more. Includes definitions, abbreviations and drug guides. Search the entire reference set or select a specific title, such as AAFP Conditions A - Z  (2012) or Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual (4th ed., 2011).Mobile app availableMobile app available

North Harris Biology Department - This guide to interactive tutorials for anatomy and other useful information and online demonstrations is maintained by at North Harris College Biology Department and is recommended by Dr. Cortes. Students will find A & P lab help under the link for Human Anatomy & Physiology I.


CINAHL Plus with Full Text  (Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health) Provides full text for more than 560 journals. Mobile app availableMobile app available

MEDLINE  Comprehensive database from the National Library of Medicine; links to selective full text of articles from international medical literature. Also available to the public as PubMed.

Academic Search Complete -  Articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals on a wide range of subjects, including general and applied medicine.Mobile app availableMobile app available

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition   -  Nutrition, diseases, nursing, public health, fitness medicine, occupational health & safety. Articles and reference books. Mobile app availableMobile app available


Alphabetical List of Specific Diseases/Disorders - List of Diseases and Conditions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with links to summary fact sheets, maps, and more.

The Big Picture Book of Viruses - By the Garry Labs. Intended to serve as both a catolog of virus pictures on the Internet and as an educational resource to those seeking information about viruses.

MEDLINE Plus - Health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine

Microbiology and Virology - A site maintained by The Microbiology Network, a communication resource for the microbiologist.

Pubmed - Abstracts of articles only.  Medical research; National Library of Medicine's MEDLINE database. The primary index of published articles in medicine.

TRIP Database - Search this database to identify the best clinical evidence in order to support evidence-based practice (EBP). Includes links to web-based guidelines from medical associations, and articles. To locate the full-text of an article not available on the internet, search for the journal title in the LSCS Libraries A-Z list to find out if it's available through of one of the LSCS subscription databases.


Writing [Scientific] Research Papers (Created by David R. Caprette, Rice University)  | good summary of the elements and form of a typical scientific research paper.

Citing Sources Using the Library MLA Style Guide (pdf) | LSC-Kingwood library guide. Examples of both paper and electronic citations.

Citing Source Using the Library APA Style Guide (pdf) | LSC-Kingwood library guide. Examples of both paper and electronic citations.

Avoiding Plagiarism   |   Excellent information and guide on how to avoid plagiarism from the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University.

University of Texas Copyright Crash Course | This helpful guide on copyright is suggested by Lone Star College-Kingwood Teaching and Learning Center.

Learning  Center   |   Check our hours for in-house tutoring.

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