HLTH 206 Human Sexuality (at Cannell Library)
Librarian: Zachary Grant
Class Outcome: Students will be able to evaluate health information they find when using library databases and websites.
- These sources can be used off-campus. For Clark databases, you must start at the library website. Use your name and student ID number to login from off-campus.
- Find this handout on the library website: Find → Class Guides → HLTH 206
- Citing Sources: APA or MLA citation examples
- Visit Ask-A-Librarian for more help.
- Visit Student Computing Resources for a list of computer lab hours.
Obtain facts for the following controversial issues:
- Should abortion be legal and accessible?
- Should sexual health education be comprehensive?
- Should teens be able to obtain contraceptive services without parental consent?
- Should same-sex couples be allowed to marry?
- Should male circumcision still be in practice
- Should prostitution be legal?
Evaluating Health Information
- Evaluating Health Information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html
- Use ASAP (Author, Sources, Age, Publisher)
Need help evaluating different types of information? Visit IRIS: Evaluating Information
Finding Health Information
Use to find articles in newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals:
- Health Source Consumer (articles from health-related periodicals for background and pro/con arguments)
- ScienceDirect (articles from health-related periodicals for background and pro/con arguments)
- Opposing Viewpoints (articles for pro/con arguments)
- CQ Researcher (articles for pro/con arguments)
- GVRL (articles for background information)
Consumer Health Web Links
- Healthfinder.gov http://www.healthfinder.gov
- MedlinePlus.gov http://www.medlineplus.gov
- Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.com
- National Institutes of Health http://health.nih.gov
- World Health Organization -http://www.who.int/en
Need help understanding the different types of information you can find in library databases? Visit IRIS: Types of Information