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HSC 320: HSC 320 Resources

This guide will help you with your HSC 320 assignments.


This guide contains resources to help you with your HSC 320 assignments.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you you need any help finding information, making sure information is credible, or citing sources.  You will find my contact information below with my picture.

-Amy, your class librarian

Sign-up for OpenAthens

In order to use library resources, you will need to create an OpenAthens account.

Create your account here.  Heads up:  You will receive a confirmation email to whatever email you use to register.  You will need to click on the link in that email to activate your account.  Use your PA College or Lancaster General Health email address to avoid a delay in access.  Have questions or need to renew an expired account?  Check out this page.

Suggested databases to find information

Try searching the library databases (collections of resources) below to find information for your assignments.  You will need to evaluate the information you find to determine if it is credible and appropriate for your assignment.  This page has more information on evaluating sources.  All the databases below are owned by the same company and work in a similar manner.  See the boxes below for some search suggestions.  

Search suggestions

If the image is too small, try right-clicking on the image to view the image.

Search suggestions for HSC 320

Sample source

If you click on the name of a source, you will see a record that looks similar to this.  If the image is too small, try right-clicking on the image to view the image.

EBSCOhost with permalink

Have a question? Ask me

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Amy Snyder
Learning Commons

Need more help?

Need some help finding articles?  Want to make sure your articles meet the assignment criteria?  Questions about APA formatting or citations?  Ask Amy, your class librarian, for assistance.


You can schedule an appointment in Starfish.

myPortal -> Starfish -> My Success Network -> Learning Commons - Health Sciences Library -> Schedule appointment

Writing help

There are various tutoring opportunities available on campus.

In person:

Check out the Academic Support calendar for drop-in tutoring sessions with faculty and workshops, including writing assistance.


Click here to access Smarthinking, an online tutoring service that provides on-demand tutoring in math, biology, A&P and more.  There is also an option where you can submit your writing to get feedback.

Feedback while you type:

Grammarly automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing.  Take a look at this page to learn how to sign-up for Grammarly.

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