HLTH 20700: Microbiology for the Health Sciences

Best Bets

Below are links to databases that will provide access to scholarly journal articles

ScienceDirect
This is a great full-text database that covers a variety of health related topics

Biological Abstracts
This is a great database that focuses on vital biological and medical research findings, and discoveries of new organisms. 

MEDLINE (EBSCO)
This is a great database for accessing biomedical research findings.

Required Textbook

Tortora, G., Funke, B., & Case, C. (2013). Microbiology : An introduction. (11th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
  • The 11th Edition is on reserve in the IC Library (available for 2 hour review).

Career and Vocational Guides

Below are links to 2 ebooks that focus on careers in healthcare:

Wischnitzer, S., & Wischnitzer, E. (2010). Top 100 Health-care Careers : Your Complete Guidebook to Training and Jobs in Allied Health, Nursing, Medicine, and More. Indianapolis, IN: Jist Publishing.

  • Part 4: Health-Care Career Descriptions and Education Programs

Shally-Jensen, M. (2014). Careers in Healthcare. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press.

  • A-Z list of various careers 

Click on the links below to generate a search in our catalogue based on the subjects:

Health Occupations
Vocational guidance
Occupations
Career development
Science--Vocational guidance
 

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Laura Kuo

Health Sciences Librarian
(607) 274-1197

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