Library Closed Monday, May 29
All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29.
Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog – May 28 and May 29
The Library will be performing maintenance on our catalog starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 - 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 29. During this time, you will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but will not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal), SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.
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Article & Database Help
Independent testing and evaluation of vitamins, supplements, and nutritional products.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition (DSM-5) is used to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
Contains health information for various ethnic groups, in several languages.
"One stop" access to U.S.government flu information, on both seasonal and H1N1 flu, including prevention and treatment.
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Hundreds of health and medical journals, and many books including the Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, the Alternative Health Encyclopedia and the Medical & Health Information Directory.
Guide to reliable consumer health and human services information, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Medicina y salud
Medicina y Salud dispone de una amplia base de datos con más de 25,000 artículos y 53,000 gráficos e ilustraciones de medicina, enfermería y salud en español. Spanish language health and medical information.
Health information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine. For all ages, including seniors. Also available in Spanish.
Merck Manual Online
Current medical information for patients and professionals. A standard resource for information on medical diagnosis and treatment.
High-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies, diets, exercise and nutrition.
National Institute of Health site, available in both large-type and with sound.
Information from the USDA National Agricultural Library on nutrition, healthy eating, physical activity, and food safety for consumers, educators and health professionals.
Search for biomedical articles in journals. From the National Library of Medicine. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, health care, preclinical science, and more.
DoctorFinder provides you with basic professional information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States. This includes more than 814,000 doctors.
Evaluations and ratings of the quality and prices of Puget Sound service firms and stores, such as auto repair shops, hospitals, plumbers, banks, and insurance companies.
Use Hospital Compare to find hospitals and compare the quality of their care. On this page you can also click on the "Physician Compare" link to find physicians and other healthcare professionals that accept Medicare in your area. Search by specialty and zip code or by name.