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Graduate Studies Research

Library Catalog Practice

Practice Task: Using the UMBrella, try the following 3 different searches, and make a note of how many results were returned with each search:

  • Health care disparities
  • Healthcare disparities
  • Health disparities
Which search had the greatest number of results?
Health care disparities: 1 votes (14.29%)
Healthcare disparities: 1 votes (14.29%)
Health disparities: 5 votes (71.43%)
Total Votes: 7


Practice Task: Using the advanced search screen in WorldCat, locate a book by Harvey and Housel about health care disparities in LGBT populations.

Does Healey Library own this book in print or ebook format?
Print: 1 votes (12.5%)
E-book: 7 votes (87.5%)
Total Votes: 8


Which of the following is NOT a subject term listed on the item's record in WorldCat?
Gays -- Medical care -- United States: 1 votes (14.29%)
Healthcare Disparities: 2 votes (28.57%)
Healthcare Inequality -- United States: 3 votes (42.86%)
Health Services for Transgender Persons: 1 votes (14.29%)
Total Votes: 7
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