Health and Medicine

Designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. CHC provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

This database holds the electronic versions of our Salem Press reference materials. Included in the collection are books on history, science, health, and careers, with titles including Defining Documents in American History, Great Events from History, Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Magill's Medical Guide  and more.   Complete articles can be accessed from the library or from home with a George Hail library card.