eBooks can help you understand your research in a clinical context and gather information on the historical development of research on your topic. Browse chapters or search by keywords of interest within a subject eBook, or search many eBooks at once.
Searching strategy development helps you identify key concepts and databases seached in an organized way then keep track of your research terms.
Access to the following is limited to current UW School of Medicine Foundations students only.
Depending on your research topic, you may wish to search beyond the traditional biomedical literature. Here is a sampling of databases covering other disciplines that may be useful:
Identify key researchers are in your topic's field. Run author searches in databases to see their works.
In addition to the Researching sources above, these additional resources may be helpful for RUOP. While some resources are not articles, they often have references that include many articles that are likely to be of interest for your projects.
Information Management Tools
Use citation managers to save your reference citations & article PDFs in an online account, and help automatically format your citations as you write. Current UW students can sign up for a free account with either of these programs. EndNote is more commonly used by the UW Health Sciences students.
The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) offers WWAMI students writing tutoring sessions via Zoom. Spring 2018 quarter schedule: Tuesdays from 3:00-3:45 PDT and 3:45-4:30 PDT. Select OWRC Online - Health Sciences to schedule.
Writing Guide - Health sciences help for writing & citing with links to style guides, copyright, open access & scholarly publishing.
Citation Management Help - make an in-person or online appointment with research commons graduate specialists.