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UWRT 150 Writing Seminar (Schmitz): Guide Contents

This guide points to resources related to the book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

Guide Contents

This guide will assist you with finding research and topic ideas related to the Henrietta Lacks book you are reading this semester. In addition to recommending online videos and DVDs, this guide provides assistance in finding articles, using selected databases and websites, and search tips related to this book. If you have questions, feel free to contact me, Joan Naturale - I am the NTID and Deaf Studies Librarian and happy to help.

Online Videos
Selected online videos related to HeLa cells and Henrietta Lacks.
Selected DVDs which faculty can borrow from the Reserve Desk ollection, 1st floor
Reference Works & Books
There are bioethics encyclopedias that give you background information and help with topic ideas. In addition, browse through the selected books.
Book Review Resources
Learn how to find book reviews using reference books, periodicals, and selected websites on titles other than The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
What is a Scholarly Article?
Learn to distinguish between scholarly, trade, and popular articles.
Anatomy of a Scholarly Article
View explanatory notes about parts of a scholarly article and a YouTube video
Popular Databases
View popular databases on controversial topics.
Health Databases
View medical databases for health and science related articles. A few articles are posted for your review.
Selected websites for your review related to Deaf Health.
Find resources related to citing your work properly using APA or MLA formats.

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