Science, Technology and Health

Research a diagnosis or medicine, find information on diseases and get help with science and technology school assignments or projects.

Chilton Library

Includes step-by-step instructions, videos, animations, close-up photos, wiring diagrams, troubleshooting and diagnostic information.

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Computer Source

Provides information in technology, which covers computer science, artificial intelligence, information systems, robotics, electronics, internet, telecommunications, programming and software.

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Consumer Health Complete

Provides full text for hundreds of health reference books and encyclopedias, thousands of evidence-based health reports, and health pamphlets covering key areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many aspects of complimentary, holistic and integrated medicine.

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Digital Learn

New to computers or haven't used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Access hundreds of books and publications within 21 different topics including the arts, biography, business, education, the environment, history, LGBTQ, medicine, multicultural studies and race and civil rights. Email, download, print or save pages. App available.

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Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: art/music, business, college prep, English/language arts, health, science, history/government, social studies and technology

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides scholarly full text journals focusing on medical disciplines, which covers 1,300 generic drug sheets.

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Healthfinder.gov

Offers resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 government and non-profit organizations to bring the public the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.

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Kids InfoBits

Offers easy-to-use, age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.

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Grade Levels: elementary school
Subjects: art/music, English/language arts, geography, history, math, science and social studies

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MEDLINE

Offers medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and pre-clinical sciences among many subjects.

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National Geographic Kids

Includes National Geographic Kids magazines (2009-present), videos, pictures and books in a kid-friendly environment. Some books available in French, Spanish, Chinese and other world languages.

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Grade Levels: elementary school and middle school
Subjects: geography, history/government, science and social studies

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National Geographic Virtual Library Series

Access the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine (1888-Current) - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos including National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.

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Grade Levels: high school
Subjects: history/government, science and social studies

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Natural Medicines

Information on complementary, alternative and integrative therapies like acupuncture, chiropractic, therapeutic touch and dietary supplements.

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SAMS Technical Publishing

Contains service guidelines for more than 200,000 consumer electronic products, including TVs, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, CBs and tape recorders.

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Sanborn Maps

Large-scale detailed maps dating from 1882 through 1962, depicting the commercial, industrial and residential sections of Ohio cities.

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Science Reference Center

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content, lesson plans, science experiments, citation help, worksheets and curriculum standards.

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Grade Levels: middle school and high school
Subjects: science

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ScienceFlix
     

Features: View educational videos, read articles, find experiments to try, take quizzes and explore trustworthy related websites on a variety of science topics including Earth, space science, life science, health and the human body, physical science, and tech, math and engineering. Also offers lesson plans, quizzes and projects for teacher use.

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Grade Levels: elementary school, middle school and high school
Subjects: geography, health, math, science and technology

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Techboomers

Free videos and article tutorials on how to use popular websites like Netflix, Amazon and Gmail as well as various social networks. Tutorials are geared towards baby boomer, senior learners and inexperienced internet users.

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Weiss Financial Ratings

Provides accurate, independent information for informing decisions about finances, including insurance, Medicare, banking and investment options. Find the safest bank or credit union, make side by side comparisons of insurance companies, and pick the best Medicare supplement insurance plan, and find helpful tools to manage personal finances.

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