Thursday, May 21, 2009


With the consumer in mind, we have set up a Consumer Table on the second floor in Reference. You may consult resources such as:Also look for our free brochure entitled Consumer Resources which offers a listing of print, subscription databases, and websites to you in making informed purchasing decisions.

Online Databases we offer include:

  • General Onefile (Remote use)--Includes Consumer Reports and Consumer Reports On Health

These databases may be accessed through our catalog database page.

...AND the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health have provided an excellent, free database, MedlinePlus, which brings together authoritative information from the NLM, NIH , and other government agencies and health-related organizations to help answer health questions. The database gives easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and the latest health news. (Information taken from MedlinePlus database.)

So don't shop uninformed. Stop by the library or use our databases to find the information that will bring you the best results!

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