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Public & Allied Health: Internet Sites

This guide is a compilation of library and Internet resources for students doing research for classes in the Public & Allied Health Department at Bowling Green State University.

Start With One Of These Guides on Evaluating Web Sites

Medline Plus Guide to Healthy Web Surfing

Questions to ask about Web Sites with information about health and medicine.  From the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Find Good Health Information

This Medical Library Association guide explains how to evaluation Internet sites that provide health information. Elements in the guidelines include sponsorship, currency, factual information, and audience.

More Information About Evaluating Consumer Health Information

Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

A 16 minute tutorial about how to evaluate Internet health information sites.

MedlinePlus: Evaluating Health Information

Links to a variety of Internet sites that advise consumers and health professionals about how to evaluate consumer health information on the Internet or in the news.  From the National Library of Medicine and the National Instututes of Health.