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Drug Research    January 2015

Drug Information Brochure Instructions          Brochure Setup Template


List of commonly researched drug books available at PHS Library (these will be pulled and on a cart for your class to use during your visit).


Subscription Databases (for these login with the username and password on the back of your ID card):

Reference e-books are available online via Gale.

Type drug you are researching into the Gale Virtual Reference Library Widget.

Click on Citation Tools across the top horizontal toolbar for MLA citation.



Teen Health and Wellness

This is a premier database which along with discussing many other contemporary topics is a great place to research most any drug.  Login at the top right corner with the username and password found on the back of your ID card. After you find the drug remember to look along the left sidebar for links to more information.  The MLA citation is included at the bottom of the articles. 


Magazine/Newspaper Articles:

Try either Gale Student Resources in Context or EBSCO Student Research Center.  You will need the username and password found on the back of your ID card.  Try the widgets below:

Research databases


Internet Resources:

          Sample MLA citation: "Marijuana." NIDA for Teens. NIH, 6 Jan. 2015 Web. 7 Jan. 2015.

          Sample MLA citation: "Drug Facts: Cocaine." National Institute on Drug Abuse. NIH, Apr. 2013. Web. 7 Jan. 2015.

          Sample MLA citation:  "Tips for Teens:  The Truth about Hallucinogins." SAMHSA. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, 2006. Web.           7 Jan. 2015.

          Sample MLA citation:  "Rohypnol." Get Smart about Drugs. DEA, 4 Aug. 2014. Web. 6 Jan. 2015.

  • Above the Influence  This is the website for the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, a program of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.  It provides inspiration as well as facts.

          Sample MLA citation:  "Salvia." Above the Influence. Partnership for Drug Free Kids, 2014. Web. 6 Jan. 2015.

  • Drug Free World  This site is a bit confusing to use.  Click on the picture of the drug, use the left sidebar to go through the entire booklet, use the next and previous buttons on the bottom of the screen. 

          Sample MLA citation: "The Truth about Ecstasy" Drug-Free World. Foundation for a Drug-Free World, 2014. Web. 10 Jan. 2014.



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