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Medicine Subject Guide

A guide to library and information resources for medical students

A guide for Medicine students

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This subject guide is designed to help you find the resources you'll need throughout your studies on the MBBS course at St George's. Select the tabs above for help with the following topics:

Finding Resources - explore key resources and databases for your learning, revision and for literature searching for your assignments.

Clinical Placement - find out what library services and resources are available to you while you're away on placement.

Evaluating Information - learn how to judge the suitability of the sources you find and make decisions on whether to include them in your academic work.

Referencing - we recommend some key resources to help you accurately store, cite and reference the information you find.

If you are unfamiliar with some of the terminology used in this guide, you might find our A-Z list of Library Terms useful.

Induction Resources

The following video will give new students an overview of the Library's services and resources. It may also be of interest to returning students as it highlights some of the changes made in light of the pandemic. You may also like to take our Induction Quiz, which will help you to familiarise yourself with the Library's website and some of it's essential resources.

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