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E-Books at the Library

Click on the cover to access the catalog and then follow "weblink to more info" to link to this terrific resource!



Gale Virtual Reference Library


Need Passwords?

If you need to access databases from home, log in to; then upon arrival to the "Pingry Today" landing page, look for the link to "Library."   Follow that link to the page seen above.  On the left hand side is a drop down menu of databases and their passwords, which you will need if you are working at home.  Then follow the green button "MS LIBGUIDE" to access the Libguide.  


Library Catalog

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

                                                       Click on the CDC logo and start your research here!


Reference Databases

Access Science
This database is the online version of the Mc Graw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

Facts on File:  Science Online
Science Online is an excellent general science information resource.

Facts on File: Today's Science
Today's Science contains current science news relevent to student research.

Gale: Science in Context
Use Science in Context to locate reference articles, newspaper and magazine articles, and multi-media resources.

Salem Health
Use Salem Health to access the e-book Magill's Medical Guide.

Teen Health & Wellness
This database has extensive information on health topics, including infectious diseases and viruses. Check out the sidebar on the left hand side of the website and click through on "Diseases, Infections and Conditions" to search for your topic. 

Internet Resources

  • HealthyNJ
    Rutgers HealthyNJ has extensive general health information as well as information directly related to teens (see "Just 4 Teens").
  • The Mayo Clinic
    Health information from the world-renowned clinic.
  • Medline Plus
    From the National Institutes of Health, Medline is a source for quality information on health matters.
  • The Merck Manual
    Published by the pharmaceutical firm Merck, this work is also available in print.
  • National Institutes of Health
    This government agency provides links to numerous library and research resources on health.
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
    WHO, the health authority within the United Nations, provides international health information, multimedia resources, and publications.

Citation Help

Use Noodletools to create bibliographic citations as the first step in recording your documentation.  Then, use the notetaking feature to keep track of the information you find!

Pingry Manual of Style


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