eReference

Welcome to the e-branch of the Portage District Library! Here you will find electronically accessible books, journals, magazines, newspapers, and directories, the majority of which you can access with your library card from home or anywhere.

--Health Free Resources Databases:

  • MedlinePlus: Other

    This excellent resource, aimed at the layman, contains a multiplicity of resources for someone investigating a health issue. Health topics contain information created by the National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health. External health links take you to sites by authorities such as Mayo and Cleveland Clinics, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Center for Disease Control. Includes online tutorials and videos.

    Availability:

    Anywhere
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Other

    The National Institutes of Health site includes A to Z Health Topics; Clinical Trials, a source on cutting-edge research; and MedlinePlus, a formidable collection of consumer health content generated by NIH as well as such sources as Mayo and Cleveland Clinics.

    Availability:

    Anywhere
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