Resource Sharing between New England Law Library and Tufts Health Sciences Library
Health Sciences Library
is located in the Arthur M. Sackler Center for Health Communications at 145 Harrison Street, approximately
two blocks from New England Law | Boston. Please note that access is granted specifically for using Tufts Health Sciences resources, not for general study purposes.
Before you go to Tufts Health Sciences Library:
Search the major periodical indexes for cites to Journal
articles and Law Reviews:
- Search Current Law Index and Index to Legal Periodicals.
Use LEXIS/NEXIS (Lawrev library; ILP or LGLIND files), WESTLAW
(ILP, LRI, CILP databases), or LegalTrac and Index to Legal
Periodicals on the web.
- Search PubMed (Medline), MedlinePlus, the National Library
of Medicine Gateway. Use LEXIS (Medline library; numerous
files), WESTLAW (Medline**), or the Internet, at Consumer
Health Reference Center. New England Law community will not have access
to MEDLINE at Tufts; do preliminary searching at New England.
Search online, full-text sources, in WESTLAW (e.g. AMA-jnls)
and LEXIS (News library; ASAPII);
Search library catalogs to verify holdings.
- Check New England's holdings
on Portia. Login as "library." Search using keywords, to
see if we have bibliographies or monographs which will hep you.
If you attempt a subject search, notice the format of the library
of congress subjects. Some examples:
- medical laws and legislation -- United States
- Bioethics -- United States
- Human experimentation in medicine -- law and legislation--
- Public Health Administration -- United States
- Informed consent (Medical law) -- United States
- Search the Tufts Health
Sciences library catalog before you go(you can select health
sciences library from the drop-down menu) , bring your New England Law
identification , and bring money to xerox the materials you
need. A tufts copy card is available for faculty members. Please
call Meagan Peterson, 617-422-7282. Access is limited to onsite use.
Access to any of Tufts' circulating treatises may, as always,
be obtained by filling out an interlibrary loan request at the
Search the Internet
- These links are resources on the Internet that may help to answer
medical, ethical, and legal questions which are forcing a reassessment
of medical practices and the goals of legal regulation.