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Presented November 14, 2011 by Marcia Francis, Idaho Health Sciences Library


Information Resources

Books (search for more in Catalog):
     - Guide to Culturally Competent Health Care (2009) - No longer available online
     - Health Care in America: Separate and Unequal. Main Book Collection (2nd Floor), RA 448.4 .P38 2008
     - Latina Guide to Health (2010)
     - Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (2005)

     - software that allows simultaneous searching of CINAHL, MedicLatina, Academic Search Complete, and other databases
     - Suggested Terms to Search

Hispanic-American Health (MedlinePlus)
     - "links to health issues that affect Hispanic-Americans"

Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs
     - "working toward economic, social, legal and political equality for Hispanics in Idaho"
     - Idaho at a Glance. Hispanics: An Overview (2010)

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
     - search Web site with Google, recommended search strategy: and (hispanic* or latino* or spanish*) and specifictopic
     - Identifying Perspectives on Barriers and Needs of Spanish Language Speakers in Idaho’s Healthcare System (2007)
     - Profile of Idaho Health Disparities (2007)

Idaho Partnership for Hispanic Health
     - "research interventions to reduce health disparities experienced by the Hispanic population"
     - click on Resources in top menu bar for information regarding Hispanic health in southwestern Idaho

MedlinePlus Español
     - consumer health information in Spanish
     - use in conjunction with English MedlinePlus to learn Spanish health vocabulary

National Center for Health Statistics
     - Health of Hispanic or Latino Population

Office of Minority Health (U.S. Dept. Health & Human Services)
     - Hispanic/Latino Profile (2009)
     - National Hispanic Heritage Month

     - search health/medical topics
     - Suggested Terms to Search

Spanish Resources (ISU Library)
     - search Spanish culture, history, language topics

Handouts, Other Information

Articles & Other Information, Searching for

Best Practices: EBSCOhost
Evaluating Information--Applying the CRAAP Test
ISU Articles in PubMed
MedlinePlus Español
PubMed Basics

Articles and Books, Requesting

Interlibrary Loan Request Form
Submitting Interlibrary Loan Requests to the Idaho State University Library

Citation Styles

Citing Sources

Contact Information

Idaho Health Sciences Library
Who You Gonna Call?


Planning Your Keyword Search

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