Online Library and Web Resources

  • Available only on computers in the library building.Available only in the library building.
  • Log in anywhere with your Fountaindale library card.Log in with your Fountaindale library card.
  • Website recommended by library staff.Website recommended by library.
  • Online Tutorial AvailableOnline Tutorial Available.
Consumer Health Complete

Provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Offers full-text articles for hundreds of health reference books, encyclopedias, health reports, as well as medical images and diagrams.

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Data.gov

The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets. The resource increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.

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Free website, available to anyone
Drugs.com

Drugs.com is the one of the most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information online. Providing free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines & natural products. Find helpful tools, wallet size personal medication records, mobile applications and more.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
Health Finder

Healthfinder.gov is a government web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy. The goal is to provide easy to understand health information so you will have a better understanding of various health and wellness issues.

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Free website, available to anyone
Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of the American Medical Association offers limited searchable access to the current and past issues of this medical journal. Some full text is available.

(Adults), (Teens)
Free website, available to anyone
Mayo Clinic

More than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you to manage your health.

(Adults)
Free website, available to anyone
MEDLINE

A searchable database of journal articles covering all areas of medicine, including dentistry and nursing. Some full-text available. Articles may be requested through Inter Library Loan, but there is no guarantee the library will be able to secure the article. Please allow two to four weeks for delivery.

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MedLine Plus

The National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

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Free website, available to anyone
New Book of Popular Science

Includes news and current events on popular science topics. Full-text articles covering a wide range of the sciences, geared to middle school and high school students. Once you get to the Scholastic Go! webpage you will need to click on the link for the resource located on the left side.

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Science Reference Center

Designed specifically for junior and senior high schools, Science Reference Center is an excellent source of reliable information on life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, technology and more. Includes biographies, science reference books and other sources, science experiments, images, videos and more. For teachers and parents, included are lesson plans, worksheets and curriculum standards.

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Science.gov

Science.gov is a gateway to government science information and research results. Currently in its fifth generation, Science.gov provides a search of over 55 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information with just one query, and is a gateway to over 2100 scientific websites.

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Free website, available to anyone
ScienceFlix

ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

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WebMD

Provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.

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Free website, available to anyone
WorldShare (formerly WorldCAT)

This is the brand new interface for searching library collections from around the world. Items less than a year old cannot be requested, but Fountaindale will investigate purchase. Some libraries charge for certain types of items; we will inform you if we can only get the item you want from one of these and get authorization from you before placing the request. Items held by libraries located internationally will not be requested.

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