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SPAN 319: Spanish for Healthcare

This guide provides an overview of resources for your research paper.

In this Guide

This guide is meant for students taking SPAN 319: Spanish for Healthcare. Here you will find information about finding helpful resources about medical issues in the Latinx and Hispanic communities.

This guide can help you:

  • Start the research process
  • Identify resources helpful for medical and health topics

If you feel like you need some additional help while working on assignments for this class, you can reach out to the Spanish librarian, María Emerson. You can communicate with her via email ( or by setting up a research consultation appointment. Research consultation appointments are typically 30 minutes long, and take place in either her office or virtually. To reach out to María, click on the email button or the "Meet with María" button on the profile box on this screen. 

Benefits of Creating an Account

When conducting research, you will use our library search, OneSearch. This research guide will walk you through steps on how to best use OneSearch for your research purposes. Before we delve into how to locate the library's resources using OneSearch, it is recommended that you sign in.

Although it is not required that you sign in with OneSearch, it is recommended that you do for several reasons:

  • Renew items on your account
  • Create a list of your favorite items 
  • Export citations
  • View full search results (some databases only show results when you're signed in)
  • Request items from I-Share

Sign in locationTo sign in, you simply need to use your Augustana network ID and password. When you are on your computer, you can locate the sign in option in the upper right-hand corner. You may also click on the "Menu" option, and then click on "Library Card."