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Global Health Resources

C.O.D. Reference Books | Search for Library Materials | Article Databases | Citing Sources

Internet Sites Arranged by Category:

C.O.D. Reference Books:

These are just some of the useful global health-related books located in the reference collection on the first floor of the Library.

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Search for Library Materials:

Use the catalogs below to locate print and audio-visual materials.

C.O.D. Library Catalog Search Tips:

Subject Searches
Keyword Searches
Search with these helpful subjects: Transcultural Nursing; Transcultural Medical Care; Cross-Cultural Studies; Social Medicine; World Health; Medical Anthropology; or Health Behavior.

You may also do keyword searches for specific topics.

For all items related to global or multicultural health and/or medicine items, type: (multicultur* or transcultu* or world or cross cultural or global) AND (health or nurs* or medicine).

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Article Databases:

Look for journal articles on your topic in C.O.D.'s article databases (online indexes that also contain some full text articles). You must have a valid College of DuPage library card to access the electronic indexes and databases from off-campus.

C.O.D.'s Health Databases

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Internet Sites Arranged by Category:

Country Information:

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Health Insurance:

The World Health Report 2000 Health Systems: Improving Performance, provides an expert analysis of the increasingly important influence of health systems in the daily lives of people worldwide. It was the first time that an investigation and report of such a large scope was ever completed.

For an overview of the report, go to:
Press Release: The World Health Report 2000

The complete World Health Report 2000
Access Previous and Subsequent Reports from WHO

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Multicultural Health Information:

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Patients' Rights:

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World (Global) Health:

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Citing Sources:

Health Science Courses often require APA citation style but you may be asked to use MLA style (clarify with your instructors what style is required for each research project).

C.O.D. Library's Citing Sources Page (APA and MLA examples for print and electronic resources as well as additional citation resources)

APA Style.org: Electronic References Remember that online sources, such as articles from databases and web sites, will require some extra steps in order to properly cite them!

Using APA Format from OWL--the Purdue Online Writing Lab (includes examples of parenthetical citation)

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Debra J. Kakuk Smith, Reference Librarian
smithkak@cod.edu
(630) 942-4305 SRC 3149

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