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This guide will help you navigate library services, use databases to locate scientific journal articles as well as news and magazine articles, find books and ebooks, use evidence-based practice resources, and provide tips for using the internet wisely in your field.
As the librarian serving as subject specialist for Health Sciences, I help students at all levels (and faculty) with:
Google is great at finding information from many different places very quickly. It can be a great tool when looking for certain types of information--think finding hours for your favorite pizza place or a local news report. When it comes to research within your field, though, Google tends to fall short. There are three main reasons for this:
Would you want your doctor to be treating you based only on Google research?
Keep reading to learn how to find better results through library resources!