Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016
This guide is designed to help students in any of the Pre-health majors. This includes: Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Pharmacy, and Pre-Physical Therapy.
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- MEDLINE (EBSCO)
International coverage of all areas of medicine (clinical and experimental), dentistry, nursing, health services administration, etc. Interface through EBSCO will link to full-text articles, in addition to citations and abstracts. Uses MeSH headings. Can limit results by gender, age, and subject subsets such as Cancer or Systematic Reviews.
Specific, detailed answers to clinical questions in nursing, sports and exercise sciences, communication disorders, and psychology. Original content that is written, reviewed and continually updated by a faculty of more than 5,100 leading physicians. Content includes over 9,500 topics in 21 specialties, a drug database and drug interactions program, 135 Medical calculators, What’s New (summary of important new findings by specialty), and patient education materials.
- Human Body Maps
This site offers an interactive way to explore human anatomy, with multiple layers of detail ranging from surface, to muscles, organs, circulation/lymphatic systems and skeletal system.
- JoVE: General Laboratory Techniques
From the Journal of Visual Experiments, the peer-reviewed scientific video journal, this collection exhibits how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional video resources showing practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.
- JoVE: Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology
From the Journal of Visual Experiments, the peer-reviewed scientific video journal, this video collection demonstrates how to execute basic techniques commonly used in cellular and molecular biology. Each video is paired with additional video resources showing practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.
- Films on Demand Physical Therapy Collection
Includes 160 different videos demonstrating many different tests, exercises, and procedures. Each video can be linked to directly, and custom playlists can be created within personal accounts.
Make a research question from your topic.
- For example: "What is currently being done to help conserve the endangered Giant Panda population?"
- Keywords: conserve and Giant Panda
Think of related words.
- Conserve: conservation, preservation, protection
- Giant Panda: panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca (scientific name).
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