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Welcome to the Medicine Subject Guide!  

This guide is intended for Medical students and educators, practicing clinicians, and other health sciences professionals to help you discover the best available evidence to answer background, clinical, and point-of-care questions.  Including information on how to:

  • Ask Clinical Questions
  • Find Articles, Books, and Practice Guidelines
  • Cite Your Sources

Learning Outcomes

Users of this guide will:

  • Recognize the differences between background and foreground clinical questions and the resources appropriate for each.
  • Become familiar with a variety of resources available for medical research, including library databases, ebooks, and practice guidelines.
  • Understand the steps involved with a research project and identify the library resources available to help with each step.
  • Learn about the importance of citations and different citation management tools available

Off-Campus Sign-In

If you are off-campus, click the link below to log in to the Library and access the various electronic resources remotely.