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Reference sources and tools online: Health & Science

When we asked Massachusetts librarians, "What's the free web info resource you find most useful?" they said...

health reference guidelines

The professional standards for Reference & Information Service providers include additional instructions for health and medical reference transactions. In addition to the Guidelines for Behavioral Performance of Reference & Information Service Providers, you should also practice the standards outlined in the Health and Medical Reference Guidelines outlined by RUSA.

The NNLM provides additional guidance for conducting a Consumer Health Reference Interview.

Health Resources

General resources