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HIST 285/LACS 270 Historical Analysis: Health/Healing: Latin America

This guide is designed to help students in Professor Nichols Fall 2022 course with their research

Library Search

Library Search is  Emory's main search tool to find books, journals, videos, government documents, microfilm collections and other materials.

Library Search User Guide The user guide provides hints for searching the Emory Libraries Catalog.

Keyword Search: Use keyword searching on a single term or to combine concepts (X AND Y) and to search for particular words or phrases that might appear in titles or notes or subjects: See examples below:

shamanism, healing, traditional medicine and Latin America,

Subject Search  In the library catalog, books, videos and other materials are assigned Library of Congress (LC) subject headings based on their content. If you find a book that looks useful go into the record for that book and look at the subject headings used to describe the book -- click on any of them -- these are hyperlinks that will take you to a list of books with that particular subject heading that we have at Emory.  Here is a T

Traditional Medicine -- Latin America

Healers -- Latin America

Public health -- Latin America -- History;

Medical care -- Latin America – History

Nursing -- Colombia -- History

Medicine -- Mexico -- History


Call Number Guide Woodruff Libary

Stacks Tower Level

10       Rose Library
9         Closed 
8         A - DC
7         DD - HD2499
6         HD2500 - JK & N-NX
5         JL - LT, P - PR999
4         PR1000 - Z

Lobby Wing Level (Music and Media Library)

4         M - MZ 

Science Commons


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