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Health, Environment, Science and Technology Reporting: Health Resources

Resources to help do research in the fields of health, environment, science, and technology.

Places to Start




PubMed Tutorials

PubMed provides a variety of tutorials to help improve your search results.

Review Articles

Review articles summarize research to date in a given field. They are based on literature reviews. They can help you:

  • Find out who is doing research in that field
  • Where researchers disagree
  • What topics future research might address

As such they can be a good place to get an overview of a topic.

See this page from the University of Texas at Austin for more information.

Look for a Publication Type filter in the database you are searching and select Review to limit your results to Review Articles only.

Relevant Research Guides

Health News Reviews

Thanks to Elizabeth Bass

This page is based in large part on Elizabeth Bass' Background Sources for Health and Medical Reporting handout.

Reference Librarian

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Central Reading Room

Frank Melville Jr., Memorial Library C-1600


More Research Guides & Tutorials

Merck Manuals

Finding Info on Health Care Professionals