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Zoonotic Disease

Use this guide to locate resources for the study of zoonotic diseases.

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Some search terms to start with. 

  • Avian influenza.

  • Hantavirus infections.

  • Escherichia coli.

  • Prion diseases.

Start with some background reading. 

  • Otherwise, identifying books and articles will take longer.

Tip: Use the links and books on this tab to help you locate  names, dates, and keywords.Use some of the resources on this tab to help you locate books or websites about your topic. Books and quality websites (from organizations such as the CDC and Mayo Clinic) are a great starting point, as they provide:

 

  • Your research will be better and take less time!
  • Use bibliographies to locate other books and articles.
  • Watch out for authors and/or titles that are cited over and over; they may be important.

Start with some background reading. While it is tempting to start your research by identifying available research articles, this process will be very time-consuming if you have not read up on your topic.


Use some of the resources on this tab to help you locate books or websites about your topic. Books and quality websites (from organizations such as the CDC and Mayo Clinic) are a great starting point, as they provide:

  • important keywords and terms
  • great bibliographies of sources
  • the names of important authors on that area of scientific research

Using this strategy, your search for information will result in a more thorough examination of the literature in less time!

Need a book the library does not own?

You can request the book through Interlibrary Loan.  Info and a downloadable form are available here!


To search for books available in other libraries, try using

WorldCat -- Search the holdings of more than 10,000 libraries to locate books and identify citation information.

OR

Library of Congress -- Access to the Library of Congress catalog and other online collections.


NOTE: Users do not need to identify a library that owns the book. Simply provide the appropriate information on the form and library staff will do the rest!