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Applied Health Sciences: A Guide to McFarlin Library Resources: Books and More

This Research Guide will introduce you to the sources available at McFarlin Library for conducting research in the Applied Health Sciences field.

Location of Health Sciences Books

Most of the health sciences books are located on the south end of the Intermediate Level in McFarlin Library's west wing.

Health sciences books, including those on such topics as medicine, pathology, surgery, nursing, etc., have call numbers beginning with the letter "R". The letters and numbers that follow indicate the specific subject area. For example:

  • R: Medicine in general
  • RA1001-1171: Forensic medicine
  • RC: Internal medicine. Practice of medicine.
  • RC1200-1245: Sports medicine
  • RD: 92-96: Wounds and injuries
  • RT: Nursing

Please don't hesitate to visit the Research Desk if you need assistance in locating a book.

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The EBSCOhost eBook Collection brings you tens of thousands of recent electronic books (eBooks) and is designed and engineered with the latest technology to help you find the exact information you need simply and quickly. You can search for a particular book by title, author, or keyword or search the content of individual titles.  You can also browse the collection by broad subject area, such as "Business & Economics", "Sciences", "Literature & Criticism", etc.

You may read the EBSCOhost ebooks online or download them to your PC or ereader.

If you need assistance in using the EBSCO ebooks, please consult the EBSCO Ebooks Support Center which provides detailed instructions.  You may also contact the McFarlin Library Research Dept.  The librarians will be happy to help!

Look for More Books

Can't find what you need at McFarlin? Use these resources to locate books that may be available online or from other libraries. If you find a book you want:

  1. Check Encore to be sure McFarlin doesn't have it
  2. Then go to the Interlibrary Loan Department and request a copy