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Health Related Sciences

LibGuide designed to support the Program in Health Related Sciences, a multidisciplinary program that prepares professionals for teaching, research, and administration in the Health Sciences.

Research and Education Librarian

Talicia Tarver

Talicia Tarver


Health Sciences Library
509 N. 12th St.
Richmond, VA



Welcome to the VCU Libraries Research Guide for the Health Related Sciences program. Here you'll find a variety of library resources to help you answer questions regarding teaching, research, and education in the Health Sciences. The tools in this guide are of particular use to the doctoral program, but do include resources relevant to the bachelor program.

If you need assistance, please contact your liaison librarian through the information listed at the bottom left of this page.


The following links will assist you in understanding how to access materials through the Health Sciences Library website

Best Bets

Original Research

Personalized Services

If you have not found what you are looking for in 10 minutes ... it's time to call your librarian.

Your librarian can provide many information based services for free, including:

  • Systematic Reviews - assistance with searching, citation management, and appraisal.
  • Expert Literature Searches
  • Evidence Based Practice Searches
  • Citation Management assistance
  • and more.

We can also come to your office, lab or faculty meeting, or class to give presentations on:

  • PubMed, CINAHL, PsycInfo, or any other VCU Libraries resource
  • Finding images or protocols