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Use these databases to find information about parasites. Contact me for assistance.
In general, it is better to break your topic down into terms connected by the words and (all of these), or (either or these), not (none of these), e.g.,
- cryptosporidium and life cycle
- Baylisascaris and pathology
- climate change and malaria
Click on the Find Full Text buttons/links to see the Find Full Text menu to see if we have the article online or in print at Morris. There is also a link at the bottom of the menu to search for free full text via Google Scholar.
If the article is not available, use the interlibrary loan link on the menu to order it at no charge. There is no limit on the amount of articles.
Search I-Share @ Morris Library, the library's catalog
Use broad classes as well as narrower terms, e.g., hookworm
Use the names of hosts as well as the disease, e.g., mosquitoes or malaria or plasmodium.
If you find the "perfect" book, check the subjects listed in the record and use them to find more.
You may request print (not electronic) books from other libraries using your I-Share account.
If you need more help, contact me for assistance.
Here are a few suggested subject headings:
- Chagas disease epidemiology
- Malaria prevention & control
- Mosquitoes as carriers of disease
- Hookworm disease
Search I-Share @ Morris Library
Here are a few examples of books available via Morris Library: