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HIST 2202: Health and Healing in America

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Can't find the book or article you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! With ILL, you can:

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge
  • Get articles via e-mail within 3-5 business days
  • Get books within 2 weeks
  • Be notified by e-mail when your items arrive (physical materials will be held at the Library in your name)

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Other options for finding books:

If all else fails, you can always try searching Google Books to see if you can access the partial or full text of the book you need!

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Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

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  1. Medicine -- History
  2. Social Medicine -- History
  3. Diseases -- History
  4. Public Health -- History


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Americ* will search for America and American

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