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This guide provides health and medical information on nutrition.
It is created and monitored by the DHSS Library.

DHSS Library databases and journals are only available for DHSS and State of Delaware employees.
Books are available for anyone to check out with a Delaware library card.

Nutrition Resources

Cookbooks and nutrition eBooks are available to you from the Delaware Libraries Libby app. Use your public library card to sign-in.

HerbList App from the National Institutes of Health

Use the app to explore what the science says about over 50 common herbs and herbal products. It features an alphabetical list of herbs with a picture of the plant next to each name. Click on an herb to learn specific facts about it. You’ll find background knowledge, safety problems like drug interactions that may arise, side effects, and links to more information.

You can also save your favorite herbs for easy recall or offline access. There are many popular herbs and herbal supplements to explore, like aloe, chamomile, ginger, and turmeric. 

HerbList is available to download to your phone or tablet from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Nutrition eBooks From the DHSS Library

Use this tool from TDNet to search ALL of the library's eBooks in one place.  

Nutrition Journals

The DHSS Library subscribes to the journals listed below.
To access the journals, you must be signed in to a DHSS computer or using a VPN. 

To get a full listing of all journals on this topic, select your desired database (ex. EBSCO-CINAHL Complete). Click on the publications tab, enter "Nutrition" in the Browsing Publications tab, and press enter. 
Follow these instructions to request remote access.  

Search Our Resources

***NOTE: Our electronic resources are available 24/7.***

Access our databases and journal collections using the TDNet Discovery Search box below or individually through the links on the Databases tab. Resources may only be accessed by DHSS employees.

Each database has hundreds of journals available in their collections.
Use this tool from TDNet to search ALL of the library's journals and eBooks in one place.   

Please do not use the search box at the top right section of the page. It will not give you any results as this is a private guide.  

Don't forget to Limit to Full Text on your search results to only see materials available to you via the library's subscriptions or open access journals. 

If you experience problems using the electronic resources in Internet Explorer, try again using Chrome or another browser.

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The DHSS Library is a member of the Delaware Library Catalog. All books owned by the DHSS Library can be checked out by any Delaware Library cardholder. 

You can check out the books at the DHSS Library or have them sent to your local public library by placing a hold on the item and choosing the public library as your pick up location. 

You can also send public library books to the DHSS Library and check them out there while you're on campus. 

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Watch this brief video for general tips and tricks to make the most out of the DHSS Library's resources.

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