Salem Health

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 14th, 2013

Salem Health

What is it? – Salem Health is an eBook. It is the digitized version of the 6-volume Magill’s Medical Guide.

How would I use it? – Consider a broad topic search for background information on a medical topic. According to the Magill’s site, the articles in this series are meant to be accessible to the everyday reader, yet have been written by medical professionals and medical writers.




New Research Guide: Anatomy & Physiology

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 14th, 2013

Now on the Ohrstrom Library site is a new research guide in support of the Anatomy & Physiology, Congenital Heart Defect Project.

Spotlight on:  The Academic/Scholarly Journals tab within this guide.  This tab details the steps to collecting scholarly journal articles from Library-purchased databases of digitized journals.  Consider these databases when fulfilling the three journal article requirement for successful completion of the project.


Research guides gather together the most pertinent library resources for a specific project, from the larger (and ever-expanding) universe of Library sources/collections.

Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) for a research consultation and/or to discuss any of the items in this guide.

New Reference Book: Magill’s Medical Guide

By - Research & Instruction Librarian May 24th, 2011

Magill’s Medical Guide, 6th edition, edited by Brandon P. Brown, et al., Salem, 2011.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 610 M27M

A 6-volume set describing diseases, disorders, human anatomy & physiology, medical specializations and procedures (v).  Examples include:

  • American Indian Health
  • Blood banks
  • Internet Medicine
  • Pain
  • Vitamins and minerals
  • Yoga

When on-campus visit to view the complete text online.

Helpful for
: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Health, Science, Medicine, Medical History