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TOPIC GUIDE

Getting Started with ORCID

Learn how to set up your ORCID Researcher Profile

TOPIC GUIDE

Finding Grey Literature

Start your Grey Literature search with this guide containing resources and strategies for discovering research produced outside traditional commercial or academic publishing channels.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Physician Assistants

Explore library resources for the Physician Assistants program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Family Medicine

Explore library resources for Family Medicine at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Medicine – Undergraduate

Explore library resources for Undergraduate Medicine program at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Anatomy Resources

HSL curates an extensive collection of anatomy resources for all specialities, including textbooks, tools, and learning modules

TOPIC GUIDE

Clinical Faculty & Preceptors in Medicine

Explore library resources for clinical faculty and preceptors at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Clinical Faculty Orientation

Explore library resources for Clinical Faculty at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Occupational Therapy

Explore library resources for the Occupational Therapy program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Health Management

Explore library resources for the Health Management program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Rehabilitation Science

Explore library resources for the online Rehabilitation Science program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Physiotherapy

Explore library resources for the Physiotherapy program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Medical Sciences

Explore library resources for the Medical Sciences program at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Covidence

Covidence is a web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews. It supports citation screening, full text review, risk of bias assessment, and more. McMaster now provides unlimited access to university affiliates.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Midwifery

Explore library resources for the Midwifery program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Global Health

Explore library resources for the Global Health program at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Resources for Evidence-Based Practice

Learn about the core concepts of evidence-based practice and discover resources for developing your skills in EBP.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Health Science Education

Explore library resources for the Health Sciences Education program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Public Health

Explore library resources for the Masters in Public Health program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Child Life and Pediatric Psychosocial Care:

Explore library resources for the Child Life and Pediatric Psychosocial Care program at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Health Data & Statistics

Get started with finding, using, and visualizing health data & statistics.

TOPIC GUIDE

HSL’s Virtual Reference Shelf

HSL's Virtual Reference Shelf is a collection of online reference e-books, databases and websites.

TUTORIALS

All Online Tutorials

Step-by-step videos and strategies for using the library's most popular resources.

TOPIC GUIDE

Searching the Literature: The Basics

Learn how to effectively search the literature with tips on asking questions, selecting resources, and developing search terms.

TUTORIALS

CINAHL

Learn how to search the CINAHL database.

TUTORIALS

Ovid Medline

Learn how to search the Ovid Medline database.

TUTORIALS

Database Searching

Learn the fundamentals of database searching.

TUTORIALS

Cochrane Library

Learn how to search the Cochrane Library

TUTORIALS

PubMed

Learn how to search the PubMed database.

TUTORIALS

Web of Science

Learn how to search the Web of Science database.

TUTORIALS

Google Scholar

Learn how to search Google Scholar.

TUTORIALS

RACER

Learn how to use the RACER interlibrary loan system.

TOPIC GUIDE

Claiming Your Publications

The guide outlines an efficient workflow for claiming your research publications and maintaining your online profiles.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Hematology – Red Cell Disorders

Library resource guide for postgraduate medicine students specializing in hematology - red cell disorders.

TOPIC GUIDE

Qualitative Studies

How to identify qualitative studies in health databases

TOPIC GUIDE

How to Search the Literature (Advanced)

This guide offers an eight step approach from identifying your topic to managing your search strategy and results

TOPIC GUIDE

Quantitative Studies

How to identify quantitative studies in health databases

PROGRAM GUIDE

Speech-Language Pathology:

Explore library resources for the Speech Language Pathology program at McMaster.

TOPIC GUIDE

Mobile Apps

Explore a collection of mobile apps related to health and medicine, including instructions for downloading and accessing content.

TOPIC GUIDE

Consumer Health

Discover the best sources for consumer health information on the web

PROGRAM GUIDE

Medicine: Postgraduate

Explore library resources for Postgraduate Medicine at McMaster

TOPIC GUIDE

Interprofessional Education

This guide is intended to help clinicians, students, instructors, and any individuals interested in Interprofessional Education (IPE) to find the content and resources you require.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Health Policy

Explore library resources for the Health Policy program at McMaster.

MacSites Elements

Learn what elements are available within MacSites.

MacSites Templates

A growing library of templates to display your static and dynamic content.

MacSites Training

Explore how-to videos or find a training event.

TOPIC GUIDE

Student Wellness

Discover a collection of links to student wellness resources online, on-campus, and in the community.

PROGRAM GUIDE

Nursing

Explore library resources for the Nursing program at McMaster.

PROGRAM GUIDE

BHSc Library Research Guide

Explore library resources for the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program at McMaster

Booking a Research Consultation

Learn how to prepare for a one-on-one consultation with a librarian.

TOPIC GUIDE

Making an Impact: Tracking Your Research Metrics

Learn strategies for assessing the impact of your research with this step-by-step guide to research metrics