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Human Anatomy & Physiology: Research

Resources on anatomical history and modern-day learning.


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Based on needs, there are a wide variety of databases that contain content related to anatomy, pathology, and medicine. Here are some resources for modern-day inquiries. Click on more... to view instructions on utilizing each database.

Historical Research

Getting started with historical research often means looking at archival databases and specialized libraries. Here, take a look at some tools to get you started. In the next tab, take a look at specialized medical libraries with strong archival collections.

Academic Journals

Most academic journals require a subscription. Check with your library to see if you can get access! Be aware that many of the databases provided will pull from these sources as well. Even if you don't have a subscription, these journal websites can be still be helpful for identifying issues and professional development.