Note: The library is open on Tuesday & Thursday evenings for SMARTS
KEYWORDS TO USE: A SAMPLE OF BOOKS AVAILABLE
Use the Leilehua High School OPAC - Book Catalog and search by disease/disorder name
R 610 H. Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide. NY:Simon & Schuster, 1999.
R 610.2 B. Better Homes and Gardens new family medical guide. IO:Meredith Corp., 1989.
R 611 V. The visual dictionary of the human body. NY:Dorling Kindersley, 1991.
R 611 Vis. The visual dictionary of human anatomy. NY: Dorling Kindersley, 1996.
R 613 M. Mayo Clinic Family Health Book. NY:William Morrow and Co., Inc.,1990.
R 616 DIS. Diseases. CT:Grolier, 1997.
R 616 PRO. Professional guide to diseases. PA:Springhouse Corp. 1992.
R 616.003 H. Human diseases and Conditions.NY:Charles Scribner's Sons, 2000.
R 616.02 A American College of Physicians complete home medical guide. NY:DK Publishing, 1999.
Below is a sampling of books available. Use the OPAC to search for your specific topic.
616. 4 Fer. Ferber, Elizabeth. Diabetes. CN:Millbrook Press, 1996.
616.4 Kel. Kelly, Pat. Diabetes. NY:Rosen Publishing Co., 2000.
616.4 Sil. Silverstein, Robert and Virginia Alvin. Diabetes. NJ:Enslow Pub. Inc., 1994.
616.5 L. Lamberg, Lynne. Skin disorders. NY:Chelsea House Publishers, 1990.
616.99 Lon. Long, Wendy. Melanoma and other skin cancers. NY:Rosen Publishing Group, 1999.
616.8 Abr. Abramovitz, Melissa. Parkinson's Disease. San Diego:Lucent, 2005.
616.8 Alt. Altman, Linda. Alzheimer's Disease. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2001.
616.8 Lan. Landau, Elaine. Parkinson's Disease. NY:Franklin Watts, 1999.
LIBRARY ELECTRONIC SOURCES
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) - find our book collection here! (Note: book catalog can only be accessed at school)
EBSCO Online - Great place for current event articles
World Book Online- Start here to get basic information
Opposing Viewpoints - Find out the pro and cons of current issues
Biography Resource Center- Information about famous people, past and present, including personal facts, occupation, nationality, etc.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Another source to get basic information
Culturegrams- Information about the customs, festivals and geographical information about countries
Issues- current hot topics available here!
World at War- All the details of war, past and present
World History - Ancient and Medieval Times - Find all you need for your projects!
World History - Modern Era - Up to date information on historical events!
INTERNET WEBSITES FOR GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/
Internet Public Library provides information on popular teen topics.
2. General Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com
An encyclopedia which provides easy and simple information. Good place
to start if you just need the basics.
3. University of Hawaii http://www.hawaii.edu/library/
University of Hawaii Library system - find out what they have at any of the campus
4. Hawaii State Public Library System http://www.librarieshawaii.org/catalog/index.html
Use your public library card to reserve and send the needed material to Wahiawa library!
5. Sgt. Yano Library, Schofield Barracks
Access the site to find resources on base
INTERNET WEBSITES FOR YOUR SPECIFIC TOPIC
These are a few websites to get your search started.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- http://www.cdc.gov/
This website, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources, provides accurate and up-to-date information on a variety of health-related topics.
Kids Health - http://www.kidshealth.org/
This website has information for Parents, Kids and Teens. Do an inital search in one of these areas; then, at the bottom of the results page, click on "Advanced Search" and type in your subject. It will search all catagories (parents-kids-teens) at one time.
Family Doctor -http://familydoctor.org/
Sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students.
Web Doctor - http://www.webmd.com/
This website provides medical information. Note: 'sponsored' links listed at the top of the page are paid advertisement sites!
Merick Medical Dictionary - http://www.merck.com/
Merck & Co., Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first.
National Health Services - http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
This United Kingdom website is a "one-stop" resource bringing together high quality, evidence-based information on all of aspects of health.
New York Online Access to Health (NOAH)-http://www.noah-health.org/
NOAH provides access to high quality full-text consumer health information in English and Spanish that is accurate, timely, relevant and unbiased.
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATIONS - Look in your agenda, see Librarian for sample sheets or click on Bibliography Format