To find books, audio/visual materials, or print periodicals on your topic, conduct a keyword or subject search in the Library Catalog.
Try synonyms and related terms:
gerontology OR geriatrics
heart attack OR coronary
paramedic OR emergency medicine
From the information you find in the Catalog, be sure to note:
To become more familiar with finding materials in the Library's print collection, here's a guide to using Library of Congress call numbers:
The library has a collection of anatomical and chemistry models. Students with college ID cards or college library cards may check out these models at the circulation desk for use in the library.
Click on the links below to search for articles from periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.) and for information from electronic books and multimedia resources. From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Articles from popular and scholarly periodicals, and access to reference books, multimedia resources, and more
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Periodical articles for consumers on healthcare topics
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Articles from scholarly journals in nursing, medicine, allied health, and much more
Articles from academic journals in nursing, medicine, nutrition, and more; includes access to ontents of Pub-Med Central, an open-access, full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature
Articles from academic journals in healthcare and medicine
New England Journal of Medicine
Articles and multimedia from the Massachusetts Medical Society's weekly, peer-reviewed journal
Salem Press’ reference works, including Magill’s Medical Guide
EBSCO eBook Collection
Includes thousands of titles related to health and wellness
Includes a large selection of health and wellness ebooks
Includes dozens of medical reference books
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Includes many medical reference books
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Includes a selection of health and wellness titles
Academic Video Online
Includes dozens of documentaries about health topics
Find these materials in the Reference section of the library:
DICTIONARIES and ENCYCLOPEDIAS
GUIDES, HANDBOOKS, and MANUALS
MLA-style and APA-style guidelines change over time, especially for citing sources accessed electronically. For the most up-to-date information about how to cite sources correctly, visit these pages:
Using a citation generator from a database or website?
Doublecheck to be sure the generator has used the newest rules.
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