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LEAP 1100 (Sections 1-3, 8,9, 12, & 13) Drs. Hussein, Wood and Larsen: Home

Pre-professional LEAP for College of Health and Health Sciences students

What You Will Learn


By the end of the semester, you will be able to:

  • Locate various services points in the Marriott Library and on the Library home page
  • Identify the characteristics of a scholarly resource (book, journal, or website)
  • Find both print and online resources using the library website
  • Judge the quality of books, journals, and websites
  • Use several library resources (Usearch, Research Databases, online journals, etc.)
  • Explain three search strategies (keyword, subject, & call number) to find information
  • Properly cite sources and construct reference lists

Our goals as librarians for you are:

  • To feel comfortable in academic libraries 
  • To read and understand the scholarly literature early on
  • To orient and familiarize yourselves with the Marriott & Eccles Library
  • To be able to ask for assistance from librarians and library staff
  • To better forage and evaluate information resources
  • To have a memorable experience

Starting Points

Starting Points

CQ Researcher

Jost, Kenneth. "Children's Legal Rights." CQ Researcher 23 Apr. 1993.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Genes and Health." CQ Researcher 21 Jan. 2011: 49-72.

Masci, David. "Designer Humans." CQ Researcher 18 May 2001: 425-40.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Reproductive Ethics." CQ Researcher 15 May 2009: 451-471.

Clemmitt, Marcia . “Stem Cell Research.” CQ Researcher 1 Sept. 2006: 697-720.

Karaim, Reed. “Assisted Suicide.” CQ Researcher, 17 May 2013: 449-472.

Clemmitt, Marcia. "Animal Rights.CQ Researcher 8 Jan. 2010: 1-24

Lemons, Jane Fullerton. "Vaccine Controversies." CQ Researcher 19 Feb. 2016: 169-92.

Newsome, Melba "Measles Resurgence" CQ Researcher 

Karaim, Reed. (2016, January 1). Religious freedom. CQ Researcher, 26, 1-24

Greenblatt, Alan (2006, September 8) Sex Offenders CQ Researcher, 721-744.


Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology
Encyclopedia of Stem Cell Research

Other Useful Links


President's Council on Bioethics

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Bioethics Research Library  at Georgetown University
GenEthx: Genetics and Ethics Database


Librarian Contact Info

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Alfred Mowdood
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
Head of Faculty Services,
Representative, Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), and
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
295 South 1500 East #2110 R
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
(801) 585-7125

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Interim Associate Director for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

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Donna Baluchi
10 N 1900 E Salt Lake City, Utah 84112
(801) 581-5534

Education Librarian

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Nena Schvaneveldt
Eccles Health Sciences Library
Room 211
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Subjects: Grants, Health Sciences

Brandon Patterson

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Brandon Patterson
Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East
SLC, UT 84112
Subjects: Health, Health Sciences
Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library