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HIHIM 540 Library Resources for Literature Reviews

Research Sources

Welcome to the library resources page for HIHIM. This guide points to key information resources for researching community and consumer health informatics topics.

Major databases for health sciences journal literature:

Examples of subject specialty databases for other disciplines:

To discover additional databases by subject area, see subject Toolkits on the HSL website including:

and visit the UW Libraries research guides to discover key resources in other areas such as Business, Engineering, Computer Science, includes Human Computer Interaction & Design, etc.

Requesting article scans

How to order a pdf of a journal article not held at UW Libraries. Also can order books sent from other libraries.

UW Libraries Search

Enter relevant keywords into UW Libraries Search to look for articles or books on your topic, for example:

patient centered mobile apps

environmental monitoring cell phones

diabetes care team telemedicine

health records patient engagement

workplace hazards mobile technology


Use Refine My Results "Resource Type" filter to limit to ebooks or book chapters, or articles.
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