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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Finding Books

This research guide includes links to UIC Library resources, CAM websites, and more.

Books and More

Find books and more by searching the library catalog:


Books from other Illinois libraries may be found and requested via the CARLI I-Share Catalog.

E-Books Collections

Finding CAM Books in the Library

To find books by title, author, or subject, search our Library Catalog.

Most books at the Library of the Health Sciences are shelved by the National Library of Medicine Classification system. Most books written specifically about complementary and alternative medicine are usually classified "WB".  Here is a select list of where you can find books related to complementary and alternative medicine:

  • QU 145.5 Dietary Supplements.
  • QU 160-220 Vitamins.
  • QV 766-770 Medicinal Plants.
  • WB 369 Acupuncture.
  • WB 400-449 Diet and Nutrition.
  • WB 535 Musculoskeletal Manipulations.
  • WB 537 Massage.
  • WB 550 Therapeutic Use of Music.
  • WB 880-962 Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
  • WM 450 Art Therapies.