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Health Sciences: Home

A guide to help you get started for research in the Health Sciences major.

Subject Resources

If you're just starting out as a health sciences student and need to learn the background and fundamentals of the subject, the following can help:

To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:

These databases will be the best bets for starting your research in Health Sciences. If you are having trouble finding articles, see our Finding Articles guide, or ask a librarian for help!

Here are some websites which might be helpful for a health sciences student:

The best place to find books about Health Sciences is in the Schewe Library Catalog or in the library on the shelves primarily in the 610 range on the upper level of the Library. If you are having trouble finding more books, see our Finding Books guide. Here are some suggested titles:

You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:

You can find reliable and high-quality health sciences-related videos on the following topics here:

Health Sciences is a large field. Talk to your professor or look in your syllabus to determine which citation style you should use.

Medical and scientific articles often use the American Medical Association style. You can find information on a variety of other styles in the Schewe Library citation guide.

Have subject specific questions?

If you have questions, you can contact us at:


Luke Beatty
 -- Library Director
217.245.3573


Garrett Traylor
 -- Reference & Cataloging Librarian
217.245.3022

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Elora Agsten -- Instructional Librarian
217.245.3177

For general inquiries, call 217.245.3020 or email us at schewe@ic.edu.