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*Health & Medicine: Home

This is a research guide for the areas of health and medicine.

Pre-Health at Brandeis

For more information on the Pre-Health track at Brandeis, please visit the official Health Professions Advising home page.


This guide is intended to assist in your health and medicine research and writing, whether for a research paper, poster session, or publication.  In this guide:

  • Articles - databases and journals to start with, journals for review articles
  • Books - using the Brandeis library catalog, tips for finding the book in the correct building, requesting books from other libraries
  • Websites - sites for general health information and health policy, mostly governmental; false health information watch sites, and tips on evaluating websites
  • Reference - dictionaries and encyclopedias, statistics on health
  • Organizations - professional organizations and research centers (i.e., Stanford Health Policy)
  • Writing & Citing - style guide, citation management tools, tips for writing a good research paper, information on the writing center



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