Adult Winter Reading
Ends March 31
Be sure to get your 5 books read and stop in to fill out a Grand Prize drawing entry form!
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Library users with a valid library card from any one of Michigan's nearly 400 public libraries can print a pass, either from home or at the library, to one of the 70+ participating cultural institutions at the website. Some cultural partners offer complimentary or reduced price admissions; others, discounts in their gift shop or other exclusive offers for MAP pass holders only. Each Michigan Activity Pass expires one week from the date it is printed. A brochure with all the participants listed is available on the website.
Some of the highest in-demand professions today are in the health care field. As enrollments increase and students of all ages pursue certifications as well as degrees, the need for reliable and readily accessible resources and learning tools increases. In the MeL.org Health Gateway, several databases offer full text and peer-reviewed articles as well as content geared towards patient interests. Health and Wellness Resource Center includes journals, pamphlets, videos, and links to reputable health websites. A dictionary, health assessment tools, and a drugs and herbs search are available. Health Reference Center Academic provides access to nursing journals and personal health sources. Clinical reports and case studies are included. It certainly is in our own best interest to ensure that health professions students have access to quality materials since they may well be our caregivers in the future! Material contained in these resources is intended for informational purposes only. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
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