Sample LibGuide for Health Sciences

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  • This guide will assist you throughout the research process by helping you locate a variety of information sources specific to the health sciences, provide assistance on how to evaluate information resources, and display examples of various forms of citation.
  • Find Books page
  • Example of what students can do using the Search Catalog link on the Find Books page
  • Example of what students will see when accessing the Featured eBooks link on the Find Books tab
  • Find Articles page
  • Example of where students will go when selecting “more” from A to Z list of databases
  • Web Resources page
  • Example of information available from Featured Website link for the CDC
  • Citation Helper page
  • Help page for this Health Sciences Resource Guide
  • Related Guides page showing other library resource guides that are useful in the TCC degree areas for the Health Sciences
  • Resources consulted for information and images used in preparation of this sample guide.
  • Resources consulted for information and images used in preparation of this sample guide.
  • Sample LibGuide for Health Sciences

    1. 1. Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 Contents Welcome Find Books Welcome to your library resource guide for the health sciences. This guide will assist you throughout the research process by helping you locate, evaluate, and cite information. Your Librarian Find Articles Heather Fitzgerald MLIS Web Resources Citation Helper 757-555-2138 Help Send Email Related Guides Popular Databases Library Hours Chesapeake Norfolk Portsmouth Virginia Beach Visual Arts Center
    2. 2. Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 TCC Catalog Search Areas of Interest in the Library Emergency Medical RA645.5 Services Nursing RT Obstetrics & Gynecology RG Sports Medicine Click here for tips on searching the TCC Catalog RC1200 Popular Reference Books Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5 Location: TCCVB REF RC455.2.C4 D536 2013 Diagnostic and treatment information for mental illnesses. Gray’s Basic Anatomy Location: TCCVB CIRC QM23.2 .D732 2012 Comprehensive information on human anatomy. Featured eBooks Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 2011 Overviews of general terminology and medical conditions. View this book: Gale Virtual Reference Library database Nursing School Entrance Exams, 2012 Practice exams for admittance to nursing school. View this book: EBSCOhost database
    3. 3. Find Articles Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 Featured Database A to Z List of Health Science Databases Academic Search Complete Search over 900 nursing and allied health journals AIDS & Cancer Research Abstracts Alt HealthWatch Annual Reviews Related Links Biological Sciences Avoiding Plagiarism CINAHL Citation of Sources Consumer Health Complete Evaluating Resources Library Catalog Search Medical Subject Headings Off-Campus Database Access Consumer Health Complete (en Espanol) Films on Demand more
    4. 4. Web Resources Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 Featured Website Additional Websites Eastern Virginia Medical School Johns Hopkins Medicine Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Mayo Clinic National Cancer Institute Related Links Avoiding Plagiarism Citation of Sources Evaluating Resources Library Catalog Search Medical Subject Headings National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services U.S. Food and Drug Administration Virginia Board of Medicine World Health Organization
    5. 5. Citation Helper Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 Featured Websites BibMe Purdue Online Writing Lab * Make sure to double check these online guides against your manual to ensure accuracy
    6. 6. Help Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 TCC Library Interlibrary Loan Library Policies Library Tour Schedule Reserve a Study Room Tips for using your library •Plan ahead! The research process takes time. •Remember that there are multiple formats of information including print, electronic, and multimedia. •When taking notes, make sure to write down source information. Citations will help in relocating materials. •Remain patient when developing terminologies and applying search strategies. •Ask for assistance. Library staff are available both in-person and online to help you.
    7. 7. Site last updated: 21 Oct 2013 Related Guides Career Spotlight Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook Regional Health Professions Center Additional Resource Guides on the Health Sciences Diagnostic Medical Sonography Emergency Medical Services Health Information Management Nursing Career Resources at TCC Advising/Counseling Services Workforce Development Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Polysomnography Radiology Respiratory Therapy
    8. 8. Reference List American Psychological Association. 2013. http://www.apa.org/ BibMe. 2013. http://www.bibme.org/ Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. 29 Mar 2012. http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ Eastern Virginia Medical School. Research. 2013. http://www.evms.edu/research/ Johns Hopkins Medicine. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/ LibGuides by Springshare. 2013. http://springshare.com/libguides/ Mayo Clinic.2013. http://www.mayoclinic.com/ Modern Language Association. 18 Jun 2013. http://www.mla.org/ National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/ Purdue Online Writing Lab. Research and Citation. 2013. https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Slideshare. 2013. http://www.slideshare.net/
    9. 9. Reference List Tidewater Community College. Counseling @ TCC. 16 July 2013. https://www.tcc.edu/students/counseling/ Tidewater Community College. Health Professions. 3 Oct 2013. http://www.tcc.edu/academics/divisions/healthprofessions/ Tidewater Community College LibGuides. 16Aug 2013. http://libguides.tcc.edu/ Tidewater Community College Libraries. 6 Oct 2013. http://www.tcc.edu/library/ Tidewater Community College. Workforce Development. 2013. http://www.tccworkforce.org/ U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Oct 2013. http://www.hhs.gov/ U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 18 Oct 2013. http://www.fda.gov/ Virginia Board of Medicine. http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/medicine/ World Health Organization. Oct 2013. http://www.who.int/en/

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