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Reference eBooks

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Did you know you don’t always have to go to the library to look up reliable and authoritative information in reference books?

Whether you are working on a school project or research paper, have a bet with a friend over a fact, or just want to satisfy your curiosity about a topic, UAPL card holders can get online access to  a variety of encyclopedia titles covering science, history, business, medicine, culture and much more. You can even use your mobile device when you’re on the go!

An example of just a few titles that are available include:

See a full list of all the reference eBook titles by going to  Gale Virtual Reference Library,  or download the Access My Library app ( iOS | Android) on your mobile device, and choose UAPL as your local library. You can also access individual eBooks through the UAPL Databases page.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health

Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders with emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four. Includes issues related to physical, cognitive, and behavioral development, and every major body system.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414486925&v=2.1&u=colu60512&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w

Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition

Provides information on topics such as dieting, popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of dietary choices on health, including any public or regulatory concerns associated with a dietary practice.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7C9781414498874&v=2.1&u=colu60512&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w

MEDLINE

Provides authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE is a creation of the National Library of Medicine.

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http://ref.ualibrary.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cookie,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=cmedm

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