Athletic Training - Sports Medicine

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On the Shelf

Search for particular health issues
Key word search: drugs, steroids, etc.
Subject search: health
Also check the Health related encyclopedias in the Reference areas.

Electronic Books

Virtual Library (Gale)

Includes full text of in depth resources. Search the table of contents or the index.
  • Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z , 2v, 2004
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Databases

Searches all relevant databases for your topic.
Use a keyword search. As you begin typing it will suggest topics which may be helpful.
First result often is a Research Starter which will provide a good overview of the topic.
Use limiters, found on the left side of the results page, to narrow your search. An especially helpful limiter is Subject. Be sure to use the Show More link to access all the subject limiters.
Use Advanced Search. Search your big topic, for example "Ancient Greece," and a subtopic, such as "dress," using ‘’’title’’’ or subject terms in the drop down menu to the right of the search box. This will limit your hits to the most relevant articles immediately.
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Database Passwords for HOME use HERE or on sticker available from library.

Web Directories

Websites

Official State, Federal, and Internationsl Health Websites
Most states have a Public Health Department Site. Search terms: State Name health department
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