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Area Handbook Series (Foreign Countries)

Books in this series describe and analyze the political, economic, social and national security systems and institutions of foreign countries.

This search engine allows online searchers to get answers to questions posed in everyday, natural language.

Gale's Literary Index

This is a master index to the major literature products published by Gale.  It combines and cross-references over 165,000 author names, including pseudonyms and variant names, and listings for over 215,000 titles into one source.

Mayo Clinic

More than 3,000 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.


The ProCon website provides information on a variety of controversial issues.  At this site you will find arguments for and against topics such as medical marijuana, euthanasia, gun control, plus many more.

A service that limits results to the .edu domain; it also offers to search well-known dictionaries, encyclopedias, and almanacs, including The CIA World Factbook.  It includes useful reference links, and links to calculators and conversions on the main page .


WebMD is a leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information

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