Genetic Disorders
Research Pathfinder

library@R.A. Long High School
Pathfinders are pages that offer students selected resources in a variety of media on a topic they are researching. They provide a head start for students as they begin their research project.

Good Places to Start:

(Use Citrix interface to access at home)
(MAS & Health Source)
  Britannica Online

Online Searching Tips

Use WWW search strategies that give the best results:

    Use "quotations marks" around names with two or more proper nouns:
    Search without quotation marks:
    fanconi anemia
    Search with quotations marks: "fanconi anemia"
    Search with all the words is NOT as good as.....
    ...searching with exact phrase:
    Cri Du Chat Syndrome
    Use AND when combining two different terms:
    achondroplasia"Civil Rights"
    achondroplasia Civil Rights achondroplasia AND "Civil Rights"


Web Portals on Genetic Disorders:

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Created 9 Dec 2005, modified 14 Nov 2007
ŠJoan Enders,

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