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HEA 110: Health Improvement

What is in this guide?


Use the resources in this guide to begin your research on topics related to health improvement. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples that are provided as they will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

Research Starters

Gale Health and Wellness

Topic Page Examples

When you click the topic link, you get a page that includes access to all types of resources related to that topic. 

From the topic pages, click Read More to get an overview, or background information on the topic. Further down on the page, click to view more resources such as reference, news, magazines, videos, etc.

Gale Health and Wellness topic page

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address ( in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!