Use the resources on this page for help. Remember you can also make an appointment with me (for distance classes, we can do a phone call, web conferencing or chat), visit or contact someone at the Medical Center Library, or visit or contact someone at the Young Library Reference Desk. Another great resource is the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center. It is located on the 1st floor of Pav A. They have models available for checkout, educational materials, as well as their own librarian on staff that can help you locate needed resources. You can also check out the Ask Us page for more options.
Use the Assignment Calculator to calcuate how much time you need to devote to each step of your research project.
Before you can begin searching for information in a print or online resource, you need to identify keywords related to your topic. You can also think of these words as search terms because you enter them into the search boxes in databases or search engines to get your results. Keywords can be found easily by scanning:
If you are still struggling, then try these suggestions:
Watch this short video for an overview and tips to get the most out of our new discovery system, InfoKat Discovery. IKD includes our library catalog plus additional resources, including content from some (not all!) article databases and local digital collections.
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