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Health and Wellness Resource CenterMedlinePlusScience In Context
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Chilton Library
a one-stop source for automotive answers. Car owners, experienced repair technicians, do-it-yourselfers and students in the automotive trades will find this easy to use no matter the skill level. Repair, maintenance and specification tables provide critical data on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from 1940 onward. Videos and animations show how to complete repairs, close-up photos and images complement the text, wiring diagrams, troubleshooting and diagnostic information, and much more. Updated: Monthly.

New Book of Popular Science
Latest in-depth science, health, and technology research and news for middle school and beyond. Ideas for hands-on science projects and experiments are ideal for instructional use, enrichment activities, and even science fairs!

Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Science, Technology and Ethics
Information on today's hottest social issues. Contains viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites. Includes Lexile reading levels for periodicals and a state curriculum standards search feature.
 
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Health and Wellness Resource Center
Medical, health, and wellness information for the layperson taken from several medical encyclopedias, more than 400 medical journals, 22,200 general interest publications, and hundreds of pamphlets. New and updated material is added quarterly; new periodical and newspaper articles are added daily. Coverage: 1980 - current.

Health Reference Center Academic
More than 1,000 full text nursing and allied health journals plus a variety of personal health information sources from Health & Wellness Resource Center are contained in this academic-oriented database. Coverage: 1980 - current.

Florida Electronic Library (resource)MEDLINE via Florida Electronic Library
Produced the National Library of Medicine, the database corresponds to the print editions of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Index. Includes thousands of records with substantial abstracts. Coverage: 1965 - current. Updated: Daily.

MedlinePlus
Contains links to Web resources with health information on more than 740 topics selected by the National Library of Medicine, a part of the National Institutes of Health. Includes extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news. Coverage: Varies by content on each web resource, beginning 2002 - current. Updated: Varies by web site from every 30 days to annually.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Health and Medicine
Information on today's hottest social issues. Contains viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites. Includes Lexile reading levels for periodicals and a state curriculum standards search feature.

Salem Online Health
Online companion to Magill's Medical Guide, an authoritative source that helps bridge the gap between medical encyclopedias for professionals and popular self-help guides. Content includes more than 1,000 articles, hundreds of photographs, and a special "In the News" section that displays recent media stories about ongoing medical research and experimental treatments.