Science & Health Databases
What is it? MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends with information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.
Why use it? Use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
What is it? Non-profit consumer health web site providing high quality information created and evaluated by medical and health professional faculty from several Ohio universities.
Why use it? Search health issues by topic. Link to other quality health resources available on the Internet.
Why use it? Find hundreds of factsheets, bulletins, and other educational materials covering a wide array of subjects - such as agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, community development, 4-H, and youth.
What is it? The award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. An ideal science solution for schools, libraries and homework assignments. For more information, see this INFOhio video overview.
Why use it? Tabbed search results and Boolean search capabilities help users easily find their desired results. High-quality print, e-mail, reduce and enlarge text, and save to folder capabilities; full database citations; a help page; and persistent record links are also available.