Welcome to the Radiography Research Guide! This guide will help students in the Radiography program locate Library resources to complete class papers and projects. Contact the Library if you need help!
Topic Background - Reference Sources
Reference Resources include materials like Dictionaries and Encyclopedias. They can be a great introduction to a topic and can help you become familiar with the keywords, names and events associated with your topic!
Try these online reference resources from the Library.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health is an authoritative source on public health issues. Topics focus on health crises affecting the public at large, ranging from epidemic (local) and pandemic (widespread) diseases (H1N1, Malaria, food-borne illnesses, West Nile etc.); chronic conditions such as famine, malnutrition, cancer and diabetes; and social issues such as sexual abuse, obesity, bullying and new substance abuse issues, plus much more.
Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions. Also features entries for prescription, alternative and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.
The Manual is one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.