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The Hulbert Taft, Jr. Library
You are a genetic counselor bringing a visual aid to help your clients understand the disease better.
This can be a pamphlet, flyer/handout, or an infographic.
Use CANVA or the Apple word processing app PAGES
Your graphic design tools
Online Subscription Databases (with Citation Notes)
Access millions of images which are rights-cleared for non-commercial educational use.
Gale in Context: Science
Topic overviews, experiments, links to quality websites, as well as coverage of the latest scientific developments in over 200 magazines and academic journals. TO CITE YOUR ARTICLE: Click on "Cite" at the top of the article page and choose the MLA citation.
Contains the full content of a number of print reference sources including Genetics and Inherited Conditions and Magill's Medical Guide. TO CITE YOUR ARTICLE: Click on Article Citation in the left sidebar and choose the MLA citation. ADD to this citation the full URL of the article from your browser address bar AND your date of access.
Designed to connect the classroom to real world discoveries, explaining important developments in all areas of science. TO CITE YOUR ARTICLE: scroll to the bottom of the article and choose the MLA citation.
NOTE: You may use images from any of these databases in your brochure.
They are all rights-cleared for educational use.
If you don't find useful images, see Mr. Padgett or Ms. Taylor.
Websites Recommended by Mrs. Guidotti and Ms. Frye
- Genetic Disorders (from Learn.Genetics, Genetics Science Learning Center, University of Utah)
- Genetics Home Reference (Especially look for the dropdowns for "Causes" and "Inheritance Pattern"; from the U.S. National Library of Medicine)
If you wish to learn more about genetic counselors
Citing Websites in MLA Format
Printing Your Brochure
You can print yur brochure using the Library color printer, which can be accessed from each Library desktop Mac computer.
Download your brochure and save it as a PDF on the desktop.
Choose the color printer: MinC368 (it's the big copy machine to the right of recycling / trash bin)
Choose Show Details at bottom of print dialog window.
Click on Preview.
Click on Layout / Finish.
- If your document appears in portrait layout, select Top binding.
- If your document appears in landscape layout, select Left binding.