Health and Medicine Databases

Look up information on symptoms, find a doctor, or just research a particular condition. These databases will help you find answers to your concerns about health!

Tutorials: How to Use Gale Virtual Reference

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Gale Virtual Reference Library Visit a virtual bookshelf containing e-textbooks on several topics, including Health and Wellness. View Tutorial
Health and Wellness Resource Center Search for remedies for specific symptoms, keep up with health topics in the news, and read up on various diseases and conditions.
Health Reference eBooks eBooks and encyclopedias of various diseases and health concerns
Health Source - Consumer Edition Nearly 300 full-text consumer health periodicals, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. (Via INSPIRE)
INSPIRE Free to Indiana residents: a searchable database of databases. Find hundreds of further resources for your health and wellness questions! Need home access?
LCPL Catalog Our very own catalog contains helpful materials on personal health.
NWI 211 Support for residents of Lake, Porter, Newton, Jasper, Starke, and Pulaski Counties. Find info on emergency food, health care, shelter, foreclosure assistance, and more. Or, dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained specialist.
MEDLINE with Full Text Authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Can't Find It?

If you can't find what you're looking for in any of our databases, give your local library a call. They can help you figure out which databases would be most helpful to you to further research your topic.

If you'd like to ask a librarian, but it's after library hours, just head over to our Ask a Librarian page! This form lets you contact us at any time of day or night. We'll get you an answer within 24 business hours. Happy researching!