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A Guide to Health Sciences, Medical and Nursing Information: Getting

databases, web resources, statistics and print resources for Nursing, health sciences, medicine, bioinformatics


Learn about the UWM Libraries' collections, services, and other resources that can enrich your learning, teaching and research experiences.

Research Steps and Support - a refresher on search strategies, setting up alerts on topics or journal issues

Health Databases [Finding articles]- where to find journal articles on your topic

Evidence-based Practice - what it is, and how to find research using it

Print Resources - using the catalog and other tools to find books and e-books

Cite, Evaluate and Manage... - keeping track of the 'good stuff' you've found

Obtaining Non-UWM Materials - services to get what you need when it's not here

Health on the Web - reliable information from free internet sources

Virtual Browsing

Browse the Libraries' stacks literally, or virtually using Search@UW. These are some of the call numbers for materials in Health Sciences.

  • R - Medicine
  • RA - Public Aspects of Medicine
  • RB - Pathology
  • RC - Internal Medicine
  • RD - Surgery
  • RE - Ophthalmology
  • RF - Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
  • RG - Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • RJ - Pediatrics
  • RK - Dentistry
  • RL - Dermatology
  • RM - Therapeutics and Pharmacology
  • RS - Pharmacy and Materia Medica
  • RT - Nursing
  • RV-RZ - Botanic and alternative medicine