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Suggested subject headings to use in a search:

  • Bioethics
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical ethics - Religious aspects
  • See also under specific topics:
  • Euthanasia
  • Human Genetics
  • Stem cells




Encyclopedia of Bioethics (5 vols.)
REF QH 332 E58 1995

Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 3rd edition
REF QH332 E52 2004

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (5 vols.)
REF RC 41 G35 1999

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, 3rd edition
REF RC41 G35 2006

Handbook of Bioethics Terms
REF R 725.5 T83 2009



Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life (3rd ed.)
R 725.56 M39 2013

Catholic Bioethics for a New Millennium
R725.56 F57 2012

Catholic Health Care Ethics: a Manual for Practitioners
R 724 C385 2009

Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics
R 725.56 K438 2013

Handbook on Critical Life Issues
R724 H35 2010

Health Care Ethics: a Catholic Theological Analysis (5th ed.)
R 724 A84 2006

Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teachings, 4th edition
R725.56 O75 2011

Personalist Bioethics: Foundations and Applications
R724 S45313 2012


Encyclical letter Evangelium Vitae 1995
BT 696 J6413 1995

Evangelium Vitae (Online)

Dignity of a Person: Dignitas Personae 2009
QH 332 C38 2009

Dignitas Personae: On Certain Bioethical Questions (online)

Donum Vitae. 1987 in Gift of Life: Catholic Scholars Respond to the Vatican Instruction
RG 133.5 G54 1990



American Journal of Law and Medicine


Bioethics Research Notes

Bulletin of Medical Ethics

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

Christian Bioethics

Ethical Perspectives

Ethics and Medicine

Ethics & Medics

Hastings Center Report

IRB Review of Human Subjects Research

Issues in Law & Medicine

Journal of Medical Ethics

Journal of Medical Humanities

Journal of Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Journal of Medicine and Philosophy

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal

Linacre Quarterly

National Catholics Bioethics Quarterly

New England Journal of Medicine

Second Opinion



ATLA Religion Database

Catholic Periodical and Literature Index


Religion and Philosophy Collection



Bioethics Research Library, Georgetown University

The Hastings Center

National Catholic Bioethics Center




updated January 2016