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For more reference books on specific topics, please refer to the attached library guide (PDF), or click on the Books tab.

Reference Materials: 

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Library Guide: 

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Databases

The first two databases contain consumer health information and are not specifically research-related. To find peer reviewed/scholarly journal articles, please refer to the Journal Articles tab.

CISILO provides references to international occupational health and safety literature.  It contains citations, that deal with occupational accidents and diseases as well as ways of preventing them. The types of documents are: laws and regulations, chemical safety data sheets, training material, articles from periodical publications, books and standards.

Medical Evidence Matters is an evidence-based tool that allows one to assess therapy options for known medical conditions by comparing outcomes from hundreds of peer-reviewed journals. Can refine your results by numerous patient, study type and outcome characteristics. Results are organized into summary tables and graphs to help users quickly find and analyze highly relevant material.

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Media

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Videos: 

JOVE- Journal of Visualized Experiments - JoVE publishes peer-reviewed video articles documenting techniques and protocols in biological sciences. It is indexed in MEDLINE and PubMed.

Films on Demand - Collection of streaming educational videos that cover a wide spectrum of disciplines (including health/medicine). Contains both clips and full-length videos.

Science 360- Medical Sciences

Websites

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Assistive Technology:

  • ABLEDATA Provides information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment

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Writing & Citing

Writing health communication: an evidence-based guide R119.W75 2012

Writing a biomedical research paper: a guide to structure and style (2009)

Communication skills for the biosciences: a graduate guide R119.D58 2009

Successful scientific writing : a step-by-step guide for the biological and medical sciences R119 .M28 2008