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HCA 203 Multicultural Diversity and the US Healthcare System

This guide is designed to support Chapter 3, How to conduct health disparities research. In The challenges of health disparities: implications and actions for health care professionals.

Chapter 3 Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, each learner will be able to: 

1. Describe the value of working with a librarian who has been trained in public health, health science or education.

2. Summarize why excellent research skills are needed to access information. 
3. Describe and use resources, tips, and tricks that will allow you to quickly access the health disparities information that you are seeking. 

4. Differentiate informational resources that are available for free on the web and from those that must be accessed via a library affiliated with a college or university. 

5. Cite and use databases that allow access to classic as well as the most recent academic articles, books, and government publications in the area of health disparities. 

(source, p. 55) 

UNLV Libraries Website

Search for resources across the UNLV Libraries

Search for articles, books, and more at the UNLV Libraries and beyond using Quick Search.


The default search results will include books, online journal articles, newspaper articles, streaming video and more. Filters on the results page let you select materials by format, subject, date, or language, or you can opt to see only articles from peer-reviewed journals.

Log in with your ACE account to see results from more databases, to save and organize your items and searches, and to access your library account.  Learn more in the Quick Search Guide and visit the Off-Campus Access to Library Materials page.

Library Databases

Article databases and search engines featured on to pages 62-63:

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