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Health and Human Sciences (HHS): Welcome

About this page

This introductory page offers highlights from the rest of the guide.  Use the tabs along the top to navigate to the resources you need.

ARTICLES & ebooks - use for most everything!

All-in-One HHS Article Search

This box searches health and related
resources like MEDLINE, CINAHLPsycINFOand more. Start with 2 to 4 words about your topic. Not in Cullowhee? Log in with your name and 92#.  Email Ann Hallyburton at or contact the library if you run into trouble. 

Federal, state, tribal, municipal, international info

Coming up with effective search words

How do I know what words to use in my search?

PICO Clinical Question helps define search words.  Search using 2 to 4 words from the P, the PI, or the PO.

Evidence-based practice (EBP) information types

Pyramid of evidence-based practice information 

Evidence-based Practice Pyramid of Information Types

The following 5 minute video explains these levels in greater detail.  For more indepth explanation, watch the extended 15 minute version.


Ann Hallyburton, MSLS, MPH, AHIP, LibraryAnn

Ann Hallyburton
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