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Drug Abuse Project for Health

Circulating Books
To find books for background information on your Health Drug Abuse Project, select the
Catalog link from the Denfeld Media Center website.
Books about drugs are in these Dewey ranges:

362.2 - 362.29 General books about drug abuse, including books about specific drugs

613.8 - 616.86 Medical aspects of drug abuse, including books about specific drugs
 Books may be checked out, but please limit of two books per student.

Research Databases
To access the Media Center databases:
  • Go to the school’s web site:
  • Click on Databases
  • If you are at home, click on ELM (if you don’t have a library card, get the
  • Media library card number)
  • Select the appropriate database from the list below
 (encyclopedia information, a great atlas, and flag images)
 (newspaper information about the issues, including editorials that show opinion)
 (reference, newspaper, and magazine articles in a student-friendly format)
 (reference, primary sources,biographies, and multimedia)

 (books and periodicals related to health)


Web Links

Directory of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Resources

Drug Enforcement Administration Fact Sheets

Go Ask Alice from Columbia University


Medline Plus

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

Great Search Engines You Should Try:
IPL2 (The Librarian's Internet)
Created and maintained by librarians, offers high-quality academic information

iSEEK Education
A non-commercial search engine that delivers editor-reviewed results from universities, government sites and other noncommercial providers
A web search engine for students and researchers that aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone

Sweet Search
Searches only the sites that have been reviewed and approved by a team of librarians, teachers, and research experts