Course: Eng 101 English Comp I

Professor Tia Juana Malone

This guide is designed to help you research a subject of Human Experimentation in Medicine. It includes an index of scholarly sources that should be used. Included in the list are websites and search engines that will be helpful in your research. If you have any trouble finding these sources, please ask a librarian for help. Good Luck! Any comments or suggestions are welcome!
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Good Search Terms to use: words or phrase

  • human experimentation and medicine

New Books

American Health Dilemma: a Medical History of African Americans and the Problem of Race, Medicine, and Health Care in the United States 1900-2000. by W. Michael Byrd and Linda A. Clayton. Reserve Shelves-Call Number RA448.5 .N4 B97 2000, 2 Volumes

Bad Blood: the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment by James H. Jones. Reserve Shelves-Call Number R853 .H8 J66

Bad Blood: the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment by James H. Jones. New and Expanded edition. Reserve Shelves-Call Number R853 .H8 J66 1993

Examining Tuskegee: the Infamous Syphilis Study and its Legacy by Susan M. Reverby. Reserve Shelves-Call Number R853 .H8 R48 2009

Medical Apartheid: the Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. Washington. Reserve Shelves-Call Number R853 .H8 W37 2006

Reference Books

  • Molecular Cloning: a Laboratory Manual. Reference Shelves-Call Number QH442.2 .S26 2011 Volume Set
  • World Epidemics. Reference Shelves-Call Number RA649 .S65 2003
  • Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Reference Shelves-Call Number QH332 .E52 1995 Volume Set

Electronic Books

The library has recently added 20,000 online books from the vendor Ebrary. This is the “community college” collection, of interest to students and faculty at 2-year colleges. All books are simultaneously available to all RCC users.
Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesberg Prison by Allen M. Hornblum. (Accessing E-books from remote sites requires RCC Library barcode.)


Browse these paper journals and magazines in the library's first floor periodicals section for articles about Human Experimentation in Medicine.
  • Time Magazine
  • US News and World Report


Access to millions of journal, magazine, newspaper and reference source articles through our research databases.
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Miss Evers'Boys. Reserve Shelves-Call Number PN1992.77 .M57 2010

Web sites

There are many good [insert topic] web sites on the internet. These web sites have been evaluated by library staff. Remember to always evaluate internet resources. To find out more about evaluating web sites, Lesley Universityhas a very good guide.

  • human experimentation and medicine

Web sites

Citing Sources: Style Guides

APA Style TutorialDuke Library Guide to Assembling a List of Works CitedLaguardia Community College Library MLA and APA citation styleThe Owl at Purdue: APA Formatting and Style GuideThe Owl at Purdue: MLA 2009 Formatting and Style Guide

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General Library Information

Research guide prepared on 11-04-11 by Ted Intarabumrung: