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Research Support Services for HSC

A guide for HSC researchers to learn about where to go for support, and how the library's services are embedded within the broader research lifecycle.

Conduct Literature Search

A search and analysis of the scientific literature relevant to the research question under consideration is essential to developing a solid research plan. Previous familiarity with the literature in the field is helpful, but a comprehensive and targeted review of the most relevant publications and information is usually necessary. All information from reliable sources should be considered, whether it is found in peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, presented at scientific conferences, or otherwise made available through such mechanisms as websites, databases or personal communications.

HSC Resources

Feeling overwhelmed and need somebody to talk with? Schedule an appointment with a HSLIC librarian for assistance with your literature review. Faculty in Family & Community Medicine can also request literature review support through the FCM Research Management Team.