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SPH Orientation

Orientation to the Health Sciences Library for SPH Faculty, Staff, and Students.

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Research Basics

Scholarly Literature Databases

An anti-racist approach to literature reviews requires looking for Black and Indigenous authors and other authors of color. 

News Sources

Grey Literature Sources

Research through an anti-racist lens requires searching outside scholarly literature and seeking out the voices of Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC).

Data Sources

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Anti-Racist Research


Student Orientation

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Course Resources

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Career Resources


Faculty & Staff Orientation

Course Assistance

Assigned Materials

Research Assistance

Writing & Publishing




Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D)


Design & Visualization

Journal Club


'Save some space to give yourself grace.' - Unknown

School is hard, research is hard. You are at the UW to learn and grow, please do not expect perfection from yourself.

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Handouts for Orientation

The following PDFs may be printed and/or shared electronically with new faculty, staff, and students. Contains highest impact information and links necessary for getting started at the UW and connecting to the UW Libraries' resources.

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