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
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For additional health and medicine databases see Research Databases: Health & Medicine.
Find books, e-books, DVDs, and more.
Use the Library Catalog
- 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 "request first available copy" 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
- InteliHealth from Aetna U.S. Healthcare featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information content; covers drug information, diseases, and health news
- 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 Web Sites for Consumer Health Information from the Lyman Maynard Stowe Library at the University of Connecticut Health Center
- 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?