- Background Sources
For topic overviews, often including historical background and recent developments. Some subject encyclopedias also include a bibliography to lead you to further sources.
- Searching the Catalog
To find medical texts, popular texts (written for the non-professional) and in some cases histories and primary source material.
- Finding scholarly journal articles
Searching discipline-specific databases to find scholarly articles (secondary sources)
- Magazine and News Articles (and other primary sources)
From popular (non-specialist) magazines and newspapers and other sources
- More Primary Source Material
- Citing Your Sources
- Ask a Librarian!