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Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests

Provides coverage of numerous surgical procedures, medical tests and related topics, such as anesthetics, common lab tests and procedures, medications, and postoperative care.

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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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Gale Encyclopedia of Fitness

Explores physiology and fitness, as well as topics on diseases and conditions related to fitness. Includes questions to ask a doctor before beginning a new program.

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Comparative Guide to American Hospitals

Provides profiles of individual hospitals, as well as rankings by state for recognized quality measures of specific conditions. Each hospital is also compared to state and national averages.

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Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions, including entries for prescription, alternative, and over-the-counter drugs, as well as therapies used to treat mental disorders.

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Alt Health Watch

Provides access to many perspectives on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to healthcare and wellness, including peer-reviewed articles.

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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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Encyclopedia of Everyday Law Book Cover

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Consumer Health Complete

Provides health information to consumers, including topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, fitness, nutrition, drug information, and more.

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