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HLT 115: Personal and Community Health (Lamagna): Home

Introduction

Welcome, HLT 115 students!This guide offers support in locating and evaluating high quality resources from the BCC libraries and the web for your research-based assignments. Please contact me or another BCC librarian if you need further assistance.

Public Health

Public health, as defined in the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, is "a branch of the social and health sciences that focuses on collective action for the prevention of disease and the promotion of health." 

 

 

 

"Public Health." International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 2nd ed. Vol. 6. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 609-612. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 23 Mar. 2016.

Accessing BCC Library Resources from Off-Campus

When you are off campus (or in locations without a recognized IP address), you will be required to verify that you are a current BCC student by entering either your 900 number or your BCC Campus Card ID.

Library Hours

 

Fall River Campus
774-357-2105

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday
CLOSED

Sunday
CLOSED

New Bedford Campus
774-357-4009

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday
CLOSED

Sunday
CLOSED

Attleboro Campus
774-357-3745

Monday - Thursday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday
CLOSED

Sunday
CLOSED

Taunton Center
774-357-4001

Monday - Thursday
10:00am - 4:00pm

Friday
CLOSED

Saturday
CLOSED

Sunday
CLOSED
 

 

Reference and Instruction Librarian

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Laura Hogan
Contact:
Attleboro Campus
774-357-3809

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