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If you need help, please contact Hazel Plante, Liaison Librarian at 778.782.4173 or hazel_plante@sfu.ca or Ask a librarian.

Top Health Sciences resources

  • MEDLINE / PubMed - biomedical and health literature, covering research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services
  • Web of Science - multidisciplinary database covering the sciences, and provides citation counts, journal impact factors, and more
  • CINAHL Complete - database focused on nursing and allied health
  • Global Health - covers global health, biomedical life sciences, non-communicable diseases, public health nutrition, food safety and hygiene, and much more
  • Evidence Based Medicine Reviews (aka Cochrane Library) - Combines seven of the most trusted Evidence Based Medicine Review resources into one
  • See all Health Sciences databases

Help with course assignments

Course guides are created for Health Sciences courses that involve research assignments and/or library instruction. If you need help with your assignments, see Ask a Librarian to find out how to get assistance from a librarian.

Undergraduate

  • HSCI 130: Foundations of Health Science (updated July¬†2016)
  • HSCI 211: Perspectives on Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Metabolic Diseases (updated February 2017)
  • HSCI 305: The Canadian Health Care System (updated September 2012)
  • HSCI 319: Applied Health Ethics (updated January 2013)
  • HSCI 345: Texts, two-fours, and tattoos . . and other health issues of the tweens to twenties
    (updated June 2015)
  • HCSI 424: Strategic Applications of GIS in Health (Fall 2017)
  • HSCI 481: Senior Seminar in Social Health Science - Medical Tourism (updated March 2012)
  • HSCI 485: Senior Seminar in Mental Health & Addictions (updated January 2012)
  • HSCI 486: Senior Seminar in Global Health - Sexual and Reproductive Health (updated January 2017)

Graduate

  • HSCI 803:¬†Qualitative and Survey Research Methods (updated January 2015)
  • HSCI 821: Introduction to Global Health (updated September 2015)
  • HSCI 822: Globalization and Health (updated January 2012)
  • HSCI 891-3:¬†Systematic Reviews (updated January 2011)

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