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Cultural Competancy Resources

Reference Books both print and online have many resources on world cultures.

  • Generally shelved in the Es, Gs and Fs

To most effectively search books use the phrase - with quotes: "Indians of North America"

  • it's the official Library of Congress subject heading used for Native Americans

Add specific terms such as health, medicine, medical

You will find books such as the ones below with "indians of north america" medicine

  • remember to use facets to narrow down results by date, etc:

Another good subject search is Transcultural Care

Searching Transcultural Care in CINHAL retrieves articles from journals such as:

  • Journal of Cultural Diversity
  • Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing & Healthcare
  • Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Mental Health, Religion & Culture
  • Journal of Gender, Culture, & Health
  • Transcultural Psychiatry
  • Journal of Transcultural Nursing
  • Ethnicity and Health

Note: use Native Americans as an additional subject term