Health & Medicine Research Guide - LSC-North Harris
- Think about your topic and what are you trying to answer. Terms? People? Organizations? Places? Objects?
- List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.
- anabolic steroids
- athletes drug use
- diabetes and children
- depression and women
- eating disorders and girls
Contains thousands of articles, from multiple publishers, on almost all subjects. (Video Tutorial)
For additional health and medicine databases see Research Databases: Health & Medicine.
Use your 14-digit library barcode number for off-campus access (the number is on the back of your student ID). Don't have an ID? Get one from the library. Distance students can fill out the online request form.
Multi-subject electronic book collection (Video tutorial)
- Enter search terms.
- Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
- Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
- To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
- To request a book from another location, click "Place Hold" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.
Library Catalog Video Tutorials
Recent Health News
- CNN.com - Health
- News/Health from ABC News
- MEDLINEplus Current Health News; click on More news for headlines from the previous month.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Health Topics A to Z
- healthfinder® from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- iTriage with information from Harvard Medical School
- KidsHealth created by the Nemours Foundation Center for Children's Health Media
- MayoClinic.com from the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
- MEDLINEplus from the National Library of Medicine
- Travelers Health from the National Center for Infectious Diseases
- Food and Nutrition Information Center from the USDA and the National Agricultural Library
- American Board of Medical Specialties - Board Certification Verification
- American Medical Association Physician Select
- Evaluating Internet Health Information: a Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
- MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary developed by U.S. board-certified physician writers
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine - from New York Online Access to Health
- Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine? from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health
- MEDLINEplus: Herbal Medicine from the National Library of Medicine
- Keep track of all of the information and sources you used during your research.
- Ask your professor about the required citation style.
- Consult Citation Help Guide from LSC-North Harris Library to help you construct your citations.
Each citation should answer the questions:
- Who wrote the material you are using?
- What did the author(s) entitle the piece he/she/they wrote?
- Where and when was it published (for a book, what city; for an article, which periodical)?
- If it's an article or a chapter, what pages is your source on?