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Practice Exercise: Searching Open Access Resources
 
  1. Using the following Open Access resource, Biomedcentral, locate
    1. a full text article on ‘patient care during the Katrina disaster’
    2. an article on ‘information technology issues during Katrina’.
      (Use search terms ‘hurricane Katrina’; you must create a login and password for this resource.
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  1. In the online resource Directory of Online Journals(DOAJ), go to the Health Sciences subject category. Select Public Health journals and select the online journal, Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) to locate
    1. information/article from the ‘Children’s Health’ category on ‘hurricane Katrina’
    2. information/article on ‘ New Orleans ’ environmental quality’
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  1. Using MIT OpenCourseWare courses in the Department of Earth, Atmosphere and Planetary Sciences, locate
    1. class notes dealing with ‘hurricane Katrina’
    2. class notes on ‘tsunami’
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  1. Perform a search using Supercourse: Epidemiology, the Internet, and Global Health to locate a course on
    1. Tsunami
    2. Disaster Epidemiology
      (search under ‘Supercourse Lectures’)
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Linda Robinson, Associate Librarian
LSHSL - 5/06

 
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