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

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

Contents

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

Need Help??

To get help with your research, you can contact a librarian by calling the Ask a Librarian Desk at (414) 229-4659 or by coming into the library during regular hours.

For help 24/7, you can email, IM or chat with a librarian.

If you need help researching a topic, you may want to contact the librarian who specializes in your subject area. See the list of Library Contacts. or request a Research Consultation.

Notable Books

Virtual Browsing

Browse the Libraries' stacks literally, or virtually using the online catalog. 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

Research Tips and Tricks