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White Mice and White Coats: The Rhetoric of Biomedical Science

PWR 1TS - Fall 2014 - Instructor: Stan, T.
Last Updated: 22-Apr-2015

A guide to resources for PWR 1TS: White Mice and White Coats: The Rhetoric of Biomedical Science. Course topics include how medical science evolves from an initial discovery into commonly accepted dogma, edvidence and argumentative strategies that compel a medical scientist to believe a result, that persuade a physician to change a practice, and that influence a patient to try a potentially risky intervention. 

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Background/Reference sources

Following are some reference sources that you can use to find background information on your topic as well as other references. 

[United States] : McGraw-Hill, [2000?]-
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6th ed. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » QH302.5 .D54 2008
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley InterScience
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Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Green Library » Information Center » BJ63 .I58 2013 V.1
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1999.
Green Library » Information Center » BF311 .M556 1999
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood Press/ABC-CLIO, c2009.
Green Library » Information Center » Q172.5 .P77 R44 2009

Article resources

Use these resources to search for articles on your topic

Ipswich, MA : EBSCO Pub.
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[New York?] : Thomson Reuters.
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Bethesda, MD : National Center for Biotechnology Information, [1997]-
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[New York] : Elsevier, 2004-
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Manage your references

As you're collecting references for your assignments, you might want to try using a reference manager, like RefWorks.  RefWorks not only tracks your papers, it helps you write your bibliography.

Check out the library's Bibliography Management page for more information about other tools to manage your references.