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This research guide complements the orientation session librarians offer to the incoming dietetic interns.


This guide was created to provide you with the resources you'll need to do research for your classes and for research in your professional career.

Reserve books can be found at the Taubman Health Sciences Library Information Desk.  Books that are in remote storage can be requested & sent for pickup to any library.  For more information on using the library, click here or contact me directly.

Looking for Dietetics Information?

There are different types of information available to dental hygiene students through the University Library system, in both print and electronic formats.

Look for the MGet It button, which provides links to electronic versions of journal articles.


Articles from scholarly journals are the primary source for recent research in a field, & this is where most cutting-edge health-sciences research will appear first. Searching in UM databases with MGet It links will connect you to these articles.


Books provide detailed background and historical information, so they're the place to look for generally accepted information. They also provide more references in their bibliographies. Reference Books include encyclopedias, atlases, & subject-specific dictionaries. Use these sources for definitions & shorter explanations.

Web Sites The internet provides a vast amount of information. Web sites from government departments & professional organizations are reliable sources.


Library Resources

Taubman Health Sciences Library:  the library building is currently undergoing renovation, but all services are still available.

Mirlyn (Library Catalog)
Find books and journals (print or electronic) available through the University Library. Books & print journals in the Taubman Health Sciences Library collection are currently in off-campus storage.  Use the Get This button to request a title to be delivered to anotehr library (for example, Shapiro Undergraduate or Hatcher Graduate library on main campus).

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