OBTAINING SOURCES

"Sharp tools shorten labor," Charlie Chan in Charlie Chan in New York.

DIGITAL LIBRARY
A list of reference sources for encyclopedias,
directories, recipes sources, zip codes and more.

http://www.the-digital-library.com/

DOCUMENT DELIVERY SERVICES
sources for retrieval of magazine or journal articles.

How to Evaluate Health/Medical Issues, Reports, and Studies http://www.jrussellshealth.org/evaluate.html

INTERLIBRARY LOANS (ILL)
Interlibrary Loans
--small and large public libraries, university, college,
community college, and high school libraries participate in
interlibrary Loans. Listing of State Libraries on the Internet.

INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY
http://www.ipl.org/

INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES
Search engines, tips, and tutorial. http://searchenginewatch.com/

MEDHUNT Medical Document Finder
HONcode(Health on the Net) Site-Checker

This is a very short interactive questionnaire that will help you determine if a
Web site follows the ethical principles highlighted by HONcode.
http://www.hon.ch/HONsearch/Patients/medhunt.html

PROFESSIONAL JOURNAL AND MAGAZINE DATABASES
many of these sources are searchable on-line,

Current Contents
abstracts of scientific and medical journals

ERIC
Educational Resources Information Clearinghouse for
educational periodicals and documents.

EBSCO's MAS Online Plus and MAS Ultra Online
offer online full text of many general periodicals and government
documents many of which are full text.

First Search includes: ERIC, Medline, WORLDCAT, and many others.

IA (Information Access) General Reference Center a general
periodical collection many of which are full text.

MEDLINE / PubMed

ProQest Direct Professional Collection from bigchalk.com, offers
online full text, tables of contents, and articles in many educational
journals many of which are full text.

H. W. Wilson's Reader's Guide a periodical database
of general magazines and journals, some of which are full text.

Library Spot's Medical Sites include:
Best Medical Sites:
MEDLINE Plus - from the National Library of Medicine
healthfinder - Federal gateway to health information
Merck Manual - Search the popular medical reference
AMA Health Info - Medical library and link directory
MayoClinic.com - Mayo's directory to health resources
WebMD - Look up info by condition or disease
http://www.libraryspot.com/

READING LIST

Local book stores or Internet sites such as Amazon.com at amazon.com or Barnes and Noble at barnsesandnoble.com give access to items currently in print. Many book publishers have their own web sites on the Internet. To find out if a book is currently in print check Books In Print at you local library or book store. Many sources for out-of-print materials are now available over the Internet such a Amazon.com.

updated 01/17/17