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History of Medicine and Public Health: A Guide: Books & More
This Matas Subject Guide focuses on historical resources for medicine and public health. The focus of Matas Library collection is the history of medicine and public health in New Orleans and Louisiana.
Ebooks may be searched by the book title in the Library Classic Catalog or in Library Search. The key ebook vendors and databases with Tulane licenses which include health science topics are listed below.
This e-book collection includes titles on anatomy, embryology, physiology, neuroscience, biochemistry, immunology, neuroscience, and histology. In addition to texts, users can access video clips, self-assessments, clinical skills exercises, and cases for use in problem-based learning.
Authoritative, full-text eBooks in a wide range of subject areas: History, The Arts, Social Sciences, Literature & Language, Health & Medicine, Business, and Science & Technology. NOTE: Tulane users must create a personal Ebook Central account from on campus in order to sign in on-site or remotely. Sign-in is required in order to download content.
Reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Many in .pdf format that may be downloaded for free, with registration.
Jeremy Norman’s HistoryofMedicine.com. An Interactive Annotated Bibliography of the History of Medicine, Biology and Dentistry from Circa 2000 BCE to Circa 1980 - The fifth edition, published in 1991, and the last edition in book form, contained nearly 9000 entries, most of which were annotated. The new revised web version, offered free of charge, incorporates interactive features and other enhancements which significantly improve usability.
The Rudolph Matas Library's military history collecton contains many works
and artifacts from throughout American history, including Confederate imprints. Of particular interest to American Civil War researchers is Medical
and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1861-65). An index
for this work is available from the Medical Reference Department.