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TERMINOLOGY - DESCRIPTORS

BEFORE YOU BEGIN....

1.  Before you can start searching for any sources (including books, databases, periodicals or web sites), you need to think about possible search terms that will yield the results you need.  Here are some suggestions to try:

  • Contraception
  • Contraceptives
  • Contraceptive Methods
  • condoms
  • safe sex
  • planned parenthood
  • abstinence
  • Birth Control
  • Sexually transmitted disease
  • STDs
  • Venereal disease

Or try specific diseases, such as:

  • HIV
  • AIDS
  • Gonorrhea (sometimes spelled, gonorrhoea)
  • HPV
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Herpes
  • Candidosis
  • Syphilis
  • PID
  • Chlamydia

There are others, per your teacher's assignment.

E-BOOKS

The links below are for virtual books - actual print books that have been digitized. There are some excellent titles in these virtual libraries.

If you are asked for logon information, use the following:                                        
User Name: MHSS                              Password: Eagles

  

 

DATABASES

IF ASKED FOR LOGIN INFORMATION: USER NAME: mhss   PASSWORD: eagles


 You will find good information in the Science and Health databases, as well as some broad-based general databases:

Facts on File Science Online and Health Reference Center

Gale Science in Context

Ebsco Host Student Research Center . You can narrow down by subject in the left column after you bring up your results list.

ProQuest e-Library Curriculum: Click on Topics tab next to the green search button at the top of the page.  Then scroll down and click on  Science ; then Healthy Mind & Body; and follow the links to your topic. 


See the box on Search Techniques for useful terminology you can use when you search.


If you are looking for Current or Controversial discussion of your topic, try the following databases:

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale), Issues (ABC-Clio), Points of View (Ebsco), Global Issues in Context (Gale).

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