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History of medicine - Databases, catalogues, and website indexes

Liaison librarians

  • Christopher [dot] Lyons [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4475 x09847
  • anna [dot] dysert [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514 398-4475 x09861

Core databases for secondary sources

Some useful databases for the history of medicine are listed below. For a complete listing of article indexes and databases available through McGill, go to all article indexes & databases.

EAST 304 Topics in Chinese Studies - Chinese Medical Tradition

Liaison librarian

  • anna [dot] dysert [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514 398-4475 x09861
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Starting your research

Have a topic that you might be interested in exploring? Need more background information about a particular reading? Here are some useful reference books to help you brainstorm and do preliminary research on potential areas of interest or provide general background information:

Medicine in the ancient world - hist 449

Liaison librarian

  • Christopher [dot] Lyons [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4475 x09847

History of Psychiatry

Liaison librarian

  • anna [dot] dysert [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514 398-4475 x09861

Note: Items marked McGill only are only accessible from computers on the McGill campus network or remotely via EZproxy or VPN. To find out how to access these resources, go to Accessing online resources.

 

Reference sources for background information

Medical biographies

Health and the Healer in Western History - HIST 249

Liaison librarian

  • anna [dot] dysert [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514 398-4475 x09861

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History of Quebec institutions - hist 403

Reference Sources (Encyclopedias/Dictionaries/Biographies)

Electronic

History of medicine - Image collections

Liaison librarian

  • Christopher [dot] Lyons [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4475 x09847

History of medicine - Organisations and associations

Liaison librarian

  • Christopher [dot] Lyons [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4475 x09847

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