Nanotechnology and Nanoethics

This list of topical resources is collated and maintained by the Bioethics Research Library of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, as part of a growing collection intended to help beginning scholars and researchers explore bioethics.


Overview

Bioethics Research Library staff have developed information resources to support researchers concerned with ethical, legal and public policy issues on the use of nanotechnologies. The following links will retrieve citations from the library’s databases on selected topics.

Search Tips

In the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed database, enter the following search strategy in the query box:

(nanotechnology AND bioethics [sb])

bioethics [sb] = bioethics subset, a search strategy developed by the Bioethics Research Library bibliographers to automatically limit searches to bioethical issues

In the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s Book Catalog database, enter the following search strategy in the query box:

(nanotechnology AND (ethics OR KIE))