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History of Medicine at the WVU Health Sciences Library: Articles and Journals

Finding Articles

To find articles on history of medicine topics, you can browse through the journals listed in the adjacent box or search one of the databases below.  To see the complete list of article and citation databases that WVU Libraries subscribes to, check out the databases page.

Using Find It @ WVU

Use Find It @ WVU to retrieve articles that do not have a full text link.

This link is at the bottom of each article citation.

In the Find It @ WVU window, click on Article to see full text.  Click on For Journal to search WorldCat for a print copy.  If WVU does not have an electronic or print copy, you can order the article through the ILLiad link in the Find It @ WVU window.

Interlibrary Loan

If WVU Libraries does not have the article you need in electronic or print format, you can request it using interlibrary loan (ILLiad).  You must register for ILLiad the first time that you use it.  It takes a day or longer to receive an article.

Searching for History of Medicine in PubMed Using Limits

Here's a tip for searching for history of medicine articles in PubMed using limits. Enter your topic in the search box and then click on the Limits link above it.  In the Subsets section, scroll down to History of Medicine and check the box next to it.  Check any other limits that might apply.  Then click search.  You will see on the results screen that limits have been activiated.  This subset was created by the National Library of Medicine to facilitate searching for history topics and should return more precise results. 

NOTE:  Always enter PubMed through the Libraries website  so links to full text content will appear.  

History of Medicine Journals

This list is a selection of journals that relate to the History of Medicine.  Additional journals may be found on the libraries' ejournals, newspapers, & magazines page.

Off Campus Access

To access electronic resources (e-books, e-journals, & databases) from off campus, use the following:

Username = Master ID username

Password  = Master ID password

Forget your username or password?  Find information on your Master ID here