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Database Tutorials: Online Research and Learning

Portland Public Library’s databases connects you to the information you need.

Health and Wellness Resource
Health & Wellness Resource Center from Gale is a comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. The Health & Wellness Resource Center features a fully updated, intuitive interface — providing multiple pathways to key information. Its browser style format lets you browse the latest news, review a set of subject areas, review and select a particular resource, or search across the entire database.
Learn more about how to use this database by watching this quick video provided by Gale.

MARVEL! Maine’s Virtual Library
Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State of Maine through the online resources of MARVEL! Maine’s Virtual Library, a service of Maine InfoNet.
Learn how to search for journals by clicking on this this tutorial.

MedlinePlus
A comprehensive health site from the National Library of Medicine. Incudes up-to-date health information for over 900 diseases. Includes drug information, videos, easy reading, alternative medicine, health library finder and more. Watch this MedlinePlus Tour.