n AFFRIKA Journal of Politics, Economics and Society - Internet-based medical information sources, resources and strategies for medical research

Volume 4, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 1998-4936
  • E-ISSN: 2075-6534


This study investigated the medical-based sources and resources available on the web. It presented a brief description of some medical resources and sources including databases and guides available on the Internet for medical research. The findings of the study revealed that the web has a variety of information resources for medical research in large quantity while also affirming the cost saving and ease of access attribute of these resources. Problem of infrastructure and lack of adequate search skills on the part of the of the researcher were among the major factors identified as major constraint to effective search and retrieval of medical resources from the web.

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