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Background Info: Background information can be found in reference material and books provide detailed information about specific topics.
Article Databases: Use key biological and chemical databases to find new and old journal articles.
Websites: Online resources including associations, organizations and other online teaching and learning materials.
Laboratory Tests & Protocols: Sites (some free) and ebooks on tests and protocols.
Citations: Learn to organize your citations for easier access and properly cite in various formats.
Start My Research
Search across multiple sources available through Auraria Library including databases, journals, articles, media, books, and more. Shorten the results list by using the limiters in the left column. Save resources to a temporary folder to email or download the list with links to the resource.
PubMed This link opens in a new window
Comprises more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
Includes articles from journals in the life, physical, medical, engineering and technical fields.
JoVE This link opens in a new window
JoVE is peer reviewed video of experiments and laboratory procedures including biology, neurosciences, medicine, genetics, cancer research, immunology and infection, chemistry, environment, developmental biology, and biochemistry.
CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health) This link opens in a new window
Index to professional literature in nursing and allied health fields.
Browsing the Collection: Finding a Topic
Looking through the Library's collection of medical materials may help you decide on a topic. Library materials are arranged by subject using call numbers. Most of the library materials in medical laboratory science and other related areas, are assigned the call numbers as listed:
- R Medicine (General, history and medical education)
- RA Public aspects of medicine
- RB Pathology and medical technology
- RC Internal medicine. Practice of medicine
- RD Surgery
- RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
- RT Nursing
- RZ Other Systems of medicine
- TP Bioengineering