Health & Science

Databases, when accessed by using a computer outside of the library, may require your 14-digit Union Public Library barcode number.

Covering all aspects of human impact to the environment through scholarly government and general interest websites.  Content includes global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.

Health Reference Center
Covers current health issues, major diseases and conditions, mental health treatments, procedures, and nutrition specific to gender and age through videos, illustrations and full-text research. 

Salem History, Literature, and Science
Database includes literature, with critical insights on authors, fiction and nonfiction;  history dating back to 476 c.e.; and science including applied science, principles of science, principles of business, the solar system and more.

Science Online
Covers a broad range of core and current scientific disciplines through books and journal articles, images and videos, topic-specific timelines, tables and charts, diagrams, experiments, and learning modules. Also includes a Curriculum Tools section for students containing guides on how to approach research papers and science fair projects, in addition to a section for educators on how to conduct classroom science experiments.