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Health Resources

General health resources available through PCC Library.

What is in this guide?

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Use the resources listed in this guide to begin your research. Make sure that you pay attention to the search tips and examples featured on each page. They will help make your research more successful. If you are having trouble finding sources for your assignment, ask a librarian for help.

Medical Databases A-Z

Summon Search

Summon Search

Advanced Search Options  |  Summon Help

Search Tips and Examples:

Use the following examples as a guide for what to type in the Summon search box:

  • diabetes AND obese AND children
  • sleep apnea AND memory
  • ("gastric bypass" OR "sleeve gastrectomy") AND vitamin deficiency

Once you have a list of results, use the options in the side bar to refine your results by date, type of resource, subject, etc.

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.PCC students and staff should enter their myPittCC username and password to access online databases from off campus. 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. Call us! (252) 493-7360