Kids

Diseases

A guide to information at the Elmhurst Public Library

Reference Book

  • Human Diseases and Conditions, edited by Neil Izenberg (ebook)

Books

Books on diseases, available for checkout, can be found under the Dewey Decimal call number J 616. Each individual disease has its own call number, for example:

  • Asthma [J 616.238]
  • Diabetes [J 616.462]
  • West Nile Virus [J 616.925]
  • Salmonella [J 616.927]

To find books on individual diseases, do a keyword search on the Library’s catalog, or ask a librarian to help you.

Databases

  • Scholastic GO! Science, medicine and technology for middle school students.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center Includes health and medical journals and pamphlets, articles from 2,200 general-interest publications, a broad collection of Gale reference titles, drug guides and more.

Web Sites