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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)  

Get smart! Thousands of scholarly journal articles are at your fingertips! Whether you’re doing research for school, work or your own pleasure, you’ll find top–notch current information on a variety of topics. For teens and adults. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Access Video on Demand  

Watch documentaries, educational films or helpful how-to videos from home on your computer or mobile device. Access Video offers streaming video on demand covering a wide-range of subjects available anywhere or anytime you have an internet connection. From arts & humanities to science, mathematics, and technology, you will find your favorites from top-quality producers such as BBC, the History Channel, and NOVA all with easy search and browse options. Teachers, these videos come with public performance rights and can be shown into easy to use clips for classroom use. Please note: these are streaming videos not downloadable and the service does not include any feature films. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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American Board of Medical Specialists Directory Online (ABMS)  

Is your doctor board certified? Is there a board certified doctor in a particular specialty in your area? These questions can be answered by searching the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS) online. At the moment, this database can only be accessed inside library locations, but call us and library staff will be happy to search doctor names and locations for you. You can also check NJ State directory of doctors, physicians and podiatrists for information on your doctor. Officially called the NJ Health Care Profile, it is available everywhere by clicking here. ABMS Online is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Health Reference Center (Facts on File Online)  

Do you need clear, reliable and comprehensive information on conditions, diseases, mental health and wellness issues? The Health Reference Center is your premier source for all health related matters. It also describes a number of testing procedures and has an extensive further reading list on numerous subjects. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCOhost)  

Turn here for information on a variety of health topics, including specific diseases, conditions and lifestyle issues. You’ll find pamphlets, excerpts from health reference books, and articles from popular magazines such as Fit Pregnancy, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, and Vegetarian Times. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Reference USA  

Need a phone number or address for a long lost friend in Arizona, a doctor in Alaska or a list of shoe manufacturers in Kansas? Reference USA can help. It is a collection of residential, business, and health directories for the U.S. and Canada that can be searched in a variety of ways. Provided by the New Jersey State Library, except for the Consumer/Lifestyle module which is provided by the Ocean County Library.
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Salud en Español  

Salud en Español provee reportes completos basados en evidencias y fichas de datos relacionados a todos los aspectos de la salud y el bienestar. Reportes específicos por tema que cubren todos los aspectos de la salud, dan información general importante en relación a enfermedades, afecciones y procedimientos de diversos tratamientos. Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca del Condado de Ocean.
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Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers  

Information and Advice about Teen Health from the experts. Quizzes, Polls, Links, Stories and national 24-hour hotlines for teens in crisis. For the Teen Health & Wellness mobile app with Teen Hotlines, click here!. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.

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GreenFile (EBSCOhost)  

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records. Provided by the New Jersey State Library
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Points of View Reference Center  

An excellent resource for students writing position papers and anyone looking to see all sides of an argument. In depth coverage of controversial topics includes an overview, point (affirmative argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Hone your debating and critical thinking skills as you explore topics including the separation of church and state, standardized testing and stem cell research.Provided by the New Jersey State Library.

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