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Dartmouth Bioethics Resources
Searching the Bioethics Literature
Bioethics Information Resources
Bioethics information resources links from the National Library of Medicine. Includes a search box that allows PubMed searching with the Bioethics filter added for you.
Do your search. Then click on the "Additional Limits" (under the search box). Select the search you want to limit and then highlight "Bioethics" in the Subject Subsets box and click the "Limit a Search" button.
Do your search. Then use the filters at the left. If you don't see "Subjects", click on "Show Additional Filters" and choose it. Then select "Bioethics." If it doesn't show, click on "Customize."
Searching PubMed using the Bioethics Subset
Instructions on how to search PubMed using the Bioethics subset filter.
Encyclopedias and Textbooks
Selected Bioethics Journals
Finding Books in the Library
Use the Library Catalog to find books on bioethics. You can search for particular books using the author and title fields, or look for books by keyword or subject.
Subject headings to use include:
- Medical Ethics
- Nursing Ethics
You can also browse the stacks using these call numbers:
- QH332 (Baker-Berry)
- R724 (Matthews-Fuller, Baker-Berry)
- R853 (Matthews-Fuller, Baker-Berry)
- RT85 (Matthews-Fuller)
American College of Physicians, Ethics & Professionalism
Resources from the ACP for the practicing physician, including position papers, case studies, and an ethics manual.
Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research
This 1979 seminal report was published by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research.
Home of the American Journal of Bioethics, as well as a bioethics blog and information on careers, news, and events.
The Hastings Center
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969. The Center's mission is to address fundamental ethical issues in the areas of health, medicine, and the environment as they affect individuals, communities, and societies.
Nuffield Council on Bioethics
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, based in the U.K., is an independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine.
Research Involving Human Subjects, NIH
This site provides HHS and NIH requirements and resources for the extramural community involved in human subjects research.