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LIBRARY GUIDE TO MDM1 9190 - Embark: Clinical Capstone Projects

Resources for Clinical Capstone Projects
Finding Articles
Finding a Research Topic and Conducting a Literature Search
Looking for Journal Articles
  • PubMed -- biomedical and life science literature (PubMed Tutorials)
  • EMBase --medical and pharmacological literature
  • Cochrane Library -- systematic reviews, clinical trials, and others
  • PsycINFO -- psychology and psychiatry literature
  • CINAHL -- nursing and allied health literature (e.g., non-pharmaceutical therapy, patient-centered care)
  • SPORTDiscus -- sports medicine, physical fitness, and physical education literature
  • Scopus -- abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature in the scientific, technical, medica and social sciences fields and arts and humanities
  • Web of Science -- providing access to Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index. These indexes contain references that have been cited in other articles.
  • Google Scholar -- a search engine for journal articles, books, and grey literature 
Finding Online Journals Requesting Journal Articles Not Available at OU Libraries
Searching for Books
Resources for Authors
Writing a Research Abstract Writing a Proposal
Instructions to Authors Creating a Poster Books
  • Publishing and Presenting Clinical Research by Warren S. Browner. Call Number: R 852 .B77 2006 (3rd floor, KL)
  • The Complete Guide to Medical Writing by Mark C. Stuart. Call Number: R 119 .C66 2007 (3rd floor, KL)
  • Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers by Mimi Zeiger. Call Number: R 119 .Z45 2000 (Medical Library Study Room, #102, KL)


Refworks allows you to create a personal database of references and automatically generate formatted bibliographies for your projects.

Medical Informatics
  • Electronic Health Records: A Practical Guide for Professionals and Organizations by Margaret K. Amatayakul. Call Number: R 864 .A375 2009 (3rd floor, KL) 
Web Resources Coding Information
  • Access through DynaMed: Click on DynaMed. Search for a condition or disease, e.g., coronary heart disease. Click on the result link for coronary heart disease. ICD-9 or ICD-10 can be located under General Information.
Library Contact
Misa Mi, PhD, MLIS
Professor and Medical Librarian
Office Hours: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Phone: (248) 370-3774
Location: Room # 129, O'Dowd Hall
Clinical Project Contact
Tracy Wunderlich, MA, Director of Research Training
E-mail: wunderli@oakland.edu
Phone: (248) 370-3621
Location: 216 O'Dowd Hall
Submitting Your Feedback
Research Design
eBooks Print Books
  • Primer of Biostatistics by Stanton A. Glantz. Call Number: RA 409 .G55 2012 (Medical Library Study Room, #102, KL)
  • Studying a Study and Testing a Test: How to Read the Medical Evidence by Richard K. Riegelman. Call Number: R 118.6 .R54 2005 (3rd floor, KL)
Data Collection and Analysis
  • How to Report Statistics in Medicine by Lang, et al. Call Number: RA409.L357 2006 (Medical Library Study Room,  #102, KL)