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Writing 60: Argument & Research: Medical Humanities

Recommended resources for students working on their Writing 60 research and writing assignments.

Find Sources

These databases can find all types of articles and multi-modal resources. However, they are best at finding academic research articles. Do you need a scholarly or peer reviewed article? It's a good idea to begin here.

Find books in the library:

Online reference (background) resources on health:

Selected books on health:

Searchable Newspaper Databases

Activate Subscriptions to Current Newspapers

Click each link to learn how to activate your complimentary subscription to these newspapers, courtesy of UCI Libraries. You only have to activate once to get started, and renew each year while you are at UCI. VPN required to activate. 

These are examples of multimodal information sources. There are many other types of multimodal information and writing. Please consult with your writing instructor about how to incorporate multimodals into your writing assignment.

Data and Statistics - General

Health Statistics and Data

Consult the Health Statistics Research Guide for additional resources related to health statistics.

Images and Media

The following is a selective list of policy institutes (think tanks) and organizations that focus on health-related topics. This is not a comprehensive list, but it is a place to start. 

Related Research Guides

Additional Research Support

Help Bubble

Schedule a Research Consultation

Schedule an appointment to get one-on-one research assistance from a librarian.

Visit a Peer Tutor

Get help with your writing from a peer writing consultant.