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BHSc Library Research Guide

Explore library resources for the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program at McMaster

Selecting Resources

Tips for selecting resources:

  • Background information: a book or eBook by searching the library catalogue
  • Specific, foreground information: an article database is your best bet

What is a Database?

Any online resource that uses a search engine. Examples of databases are:

  • Library catalogue which contains all of the resources (books, eBooks, journals etc.) subscribed to by the Library.
  • Article databases that contain individual articles within a specific discipline. When choosing an article database, be mindful of the scope (type of information and date range) of the resource
  • Collection of eBooks or eJournals online
  • Citation indexes which allow you to track who cited specific articles or books 

Search The Library Catalogue

Search across the collections of all McMaster's libraries to find ebooks, print books, journals, databases and more.

Health Databases

Popular Non-Health Databases