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HLTH 351: Health in Humanitarian Crises


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Michele Chittenden

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This guide will help you begin your research for HLTH 351: Health in Humanitarian Crises (BISC) W23.

The tabs in the left menu provide recommended sources of background information, finding books, finding articles, citation and writing support, and other resources.

Using Omni: Search tips, using Boolean operators, and basic and advanced search strategies.

Background Information: Recommended reference resources that provide you with an overview of your topic.

Finding Books: Use Omni to locate books on your topic. Recommended search strategies and tips.

Finding Articles (Indexes and Databases; Journal Search): Search multidisciplinary databases and discipline-specific databases such as Medline, Global Health, Web of Science and PAIS to locate scholarly peer-reviewed journal articles on your topic. Search in specific journals for your topic.

Grey Literature: Learn how to locate and evaluate grey literature.

Citing Sources and Citation Management: Links to citation style help guides and citation management software.

Evaluating Sources: Provides guidance on evaluating sources.