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Browse HSL's study tools that introduce important concepts, recommend relevant research tools, and teach you how to use library resources.


Anatomy Resources

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

Subjects: Anatomy Topic Guide

Antique and Obscure Words for Students in the History of Health and Medicine

The words we use reflect our society and come in and out of usage as our society changes. The words in these lists have largely faded out of current use but they fill the older publications.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

BHSc Library Research Guide

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

Subjects: Undergraduate Health Sciences Program Guide

Child Life and Pediatric Psychosocial Care:

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

Subjects: Child Life and Psychosocial Care Program Guide

CINAHL

Subjects: Research Tutorial

Clinical Faculty Orientation

Explore library resources for Clinical Faculty at McMaster.

Subjects: Clinical Faculty Topic Guide

Cochrane Library

Tutorial

Consumer Health

Discover the the best sources for consumer health information on the web

Subjects: Consumer Health Topic Guide

Database Searching

Tutorial

Family Medicine

Explore library resources for Family Medicine at McMaster.

Subjects: Postgraduate Medicine Program 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.

Subjects: Grey Literature Topic Guide

Global Health

Explore library resources for the Global Health program at McMaster.

Subjects: Global Health Program Guide

Google Scholar

Tutorial

Health Data & Statistics

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

Subjects: Health Data & Statistics Topic Guide

Health Management

Explore library resources for the Health Management program at McMaster.

Subjects: Health Management Program Guide

Health Science Education

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

Subjects: Health Science Education Program Guide

Hematology - Red Cell Disorders

Library resource guide for postgraduate medicine students specializing in Hematology: Red Cell Disorders.

Subjects: Postgraduate Medicine Program Guide

History of Cardiology

Explore library resources related to the history of Cardiology.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

History of Diseases

Explore library resources related to the history of various diseases.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

History of Hamilton Hospitals

Explore library resources related to the history of hospitals in Hamilton.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

History of Hematology

Explore library resources related to the history of Hematology.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

History of Nursing

Explore library resources related to the history of the nursing profession.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

HSL's Virtual Reference Shelf

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

Subjects: Reference 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

Subjects: Research, Research Metrics Topic Guide

Medical Sciences

Explore library resources for the Medical Sciences program at McMaster.

Subjects: Medical Sciences Program Guide

Medicine - Postgraduate

Explore library resources for Postgraduate Medicine at McMaster.

Subjects: Postgraduate Medicine Program Guide

Medicine - Undergraduate

Explore library resources for Undergraduate Medicine program at McMaster.

Subjects: Medicine Program Guide

Midwifery

Explore library resources for the Midwifery program at McMaster.

Subjects: Midwifery Program Guide

Mobile Apps

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

Subjects: Mobile Apps Topic Guide

Mobile Apps for Postgrads

Explore a collection mobile apps geared towards students enrolled in postgraduate medicine at McMaster.

Subjects: Mobile Apps, Postgraduate Medicine Topic Guide

Nursing

Explore library resources for the Nursing program at McMaster.

Subjects: Nursing Program Guide

Occupational Therapy

Explore library resources for the Occupational Therapy program at McMaster.

Subjects: Occupational Therapy Program Guide

Online Tutorials

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

Subjects: Citation Management, Evidence-Based Practice Tutorial

OVID Medline

Tutorial

Physician Assistant

Explore library resources for the Physician Assistant program at McMaster.

Subjects: Physician Assistant Program Guide

Physiotherapy

Explore library resources for the Physiotherapy program at McMaster.

Subjects: Physiotherapy Program Guide

Public Health

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

Subjects: Public Health Program Guide

PubMed

Tutorial

RACER

Tutorial

RefWorks

Tutorial

Rehabilitation Science

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

Subjects: Rehabilitation Science Program Guide

Resources for Evidence-Based Practice

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

Subjects: Evidence-Based Practice Topic Guide

Resources for Medicine: Clinical Faculty & Preceptors

Explore library resources for clinical faculty and preceptors at McMaster.

Subjects: Medicine Topic Guide

Sir William Osler, 1849-1919 and why you should read the book you were given.

Sir William Osler (1849-1919) was a Canadian Physician raised in Dundas, ON. He was one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital and is often credited as the “Father of Modern Medicine”. Learn more about his life and work here.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

Speech-Language Pathology:

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

Subjects: Speech-Language Pathology Program Guide

Student Wellness

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

Subjects: Student Wellness Topic Guide

Surgical Research Methodology (SRM)

Explore library resources for the Surgical Research Methodology program at McMaster.

Program Guide

Surgical Research Methodology (SRM)

Searching the Literature

Subjects: Postgraduate Medicine Program Guide

Test

test

Subjects: test Tutorial

The Hippocratic Oath and others

Although written in antiquity, the Hippocratic Oath still expresses the principles for the ideal conduct for the physician. Learn more here.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

The Researcher's Toolkit

Subjects: Research Topic Guide

Web of Science

Tutorial

White Coat Ceremony

The white lab coat is the identifiable symbol of your new identity as a physician. Learn more about the history of the white coat and its associated ceremony here.

Subjects: History of Health and Medicine Topic Guide

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