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Using This Guide
Welcome to the FYS Drugs and Society research guide. Use the tabs at the top of the page to access a variety of resources relevant to the course.
The purpose is to educate a general audience about how a drug-related development influenced, influences, or will influence society. You will explore the sources of information and formulate a compelling thesis.
Assignment: Write a research paper that educates your peers about how a drug-related development influenced society. We will brainstorm topics in class to help you start.
Spartan Search: Books & More
Browse Call Numbers
Venture into the stacks on the lower level and browse the shelves. Check the tables of contents and indexes to see if a book has information on your topic.
- 900s Geography / Travel / Biography / History
- Peace Studies Collection
- Brethren Collection
- MC/MU Collection
- Access Services
- Reference Collection
- New Books
- Best Sellers
- 100s Philosophy / Psychology
- 200s Religion
- 300s Sociology / Political Science / Education
- 400s Languages / Linguistics
- 500s Science / Math
- 600s Technology / Medicine / Business
- 700s Art / Music / Theatre / Sports
- 800s Literature
- Teaching Resources
- Juvenile Collection
Recommended General Databases
Searching EBSCO Databases:
After clicking on Academic Search Complete, all recommended EBSCO databases* (so marked) can be searched simultaneously by clicking "Choose Databases," checking the box next to the database name and clicking OK.
Academic Search Complete*
This multi-disciplinary, full-text database provides full-text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study as well as nearly 4,000 full-text scholarly publications.
Includes original, comprehensive, and unbiased reporting and analysis on issues in the news from 1991-present.
Google Scholar is a specialized Google search allowing users to narrow results to scholarly literature including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions. Some resources are directly accessible on the internet, while others are available through library databases and interlibrary loan.
Full text of hundreds of scholarly journals in all disciplines dating back to the 1700s.
Newspaper Source Plus*
Provides selected full text for 25 national (U.S.) and international newspapers.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing viewpoints on controversial social issues. Includes newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles, as well as audio and video.
Recommended Medical and Scientific Databases
American Chemical Society Journals
Full text of journals published by the American Chemical Society.
Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic*
Full text for over 100 journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study
Consumer Health Complete
Content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.
Unbiased, scientific clinical information on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies.
ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
A core collection of over 1500 health care and medical journals.
PubMed comprises more than 19 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals back to 1948. It includes links to full-text articles which may be found in other databases such as PubMed Central or at publisher web sites.
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