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Dental Hygiene Portal: Library Resources


A database is a collection of information that is organized so that the information can be easily searched and retrieved, and so that the information can be managed and updated. To find a list of databases to which you will have access through HSLS, go to Databases A-Z.

Here are 2  databases that are most frequently used to find dental hygiene articles and other resources.

  • PubMed is a database that searches biomedical literature.
  • Scopus is a database that identifies scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences literature from peer-reviewed journals. 




E-journals A-Z - A list of e-journals available at HSLS arranged alphabetically.

E-journals by subject - A list of e-journals arranged by subject.

Dentistry Journals - A link to dentistry e-journals available at HSLS.

A couple of journals specifically focused on dental hygiene are:

PittCat for the Health Sciences

PittCat is a catalog of resources at Pitt's libraries.  You can search by title, author, subject heading or keyword.  You can find out if the library owns a resource and how it can be accessed.

If you need to find the full-text of a journal article, you can do so using PittCat.

What if the library doesn't own a resource?  HSLS Document Delivery Service provides scholarly health sciences materials including journal articles, book chapters, and print based resources that are unavailable in the HSLS collection.

Print Books

This is a selection of print books that are available at the library. You can browse the shelves or search PittCat for additional titles.

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