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Science & Technology

RBdigital Portal

Among other things, our RBdigital subscription includes , educational resources through The Great Courses and instructional Health and Wellness live and on-demand videos through Learn It Live.

MasterFILE Elite Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags.

Health Reference Center 

Funded by Northwestern Medicine.
Health Reference Center is a Facts on File database that allows you to search by subject information on things like body systems, diseases and disorders, drug abuse and addiction, mental health and developmental disorders, nutrition and wellness, or even by medical test. There are specific health centers with health information specific to teen’s, women’s, men’s, children’s and senior’s health.

Other Resources

Codecademy

CodeAcademy is a free website with tutorials to teach users basic programming. It offers courses on Javascript, HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, PHP and Python.

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 45 languages. No experience needed. Ages four to 104.

Mayo Clinic Patient Care and Health Information

Research diseases, conditions, symptoms, tests, procedures, tests, drugs, and supplements.

PubMed

PubMed is part of the US National Library of Medicine. It comprises more than 27 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.