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Information Sources for Human Body Systems

First Information Sources     |      Databases     |      eBooks (including how to find information and MLA Work Cited)     |          Library Books     |      Websites     |     Questions

 

 

 Use these databases 1st!
 Health Reference Center Facts on File  galeencyclopediaofscience
MLA Work Cited
1. Click Citation under Page Tools on the right hand side.
Infobase Learning Page Tools for Citation
2. Highlight and copy the MLA Work Cited (Do Not Copy the URL).  
Science Online MLA citation
3. Make sure to capitalize each major word in the Work Cited!
 
MLA Work Cited
1. Click      GVRL Citation tools             in the top right hand corner
2. Highlight and copy the first two lines but not the URL
GVRL MLA Citation
  Outside of school
  user name:  flhslibrary
  password:   flhslibrary
Outside of school
 password: fairlawn

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 Additional Databases
 galevirtualreflibrary2015 factsonfilesciencelogo   sciencereferencecenterEBSCO
MLA Work Cited
1. Click      GVRL Citation tools   in the top right hand corner
2. Highlight and copy the first two lines but not the URL
GVRL MLA Citation
MLA Work Cited
1.Click Citation under Page Tools on the right hand side.
Science Online Citation
2. Highlight and copy the MLA Work Cited (Do Not Copy the URL).
Science Online MLA
3. Make sure to capitalize each major word in the Work Cited!
MLA Work Cited
1.Click Cite under Tools  on the right hand side.
EBSCO Science Reference Cite
2. Scroll through and copy the MLA Work Cited
EBSCO Science Reference Cite MLA
 
Outside of school
password: fairlawn
 
Outside of school
user name:  flhslibrary
password:   flhslibrary
Outside of school
user name: flhs
password:  cutters

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eBooks

(to access EBSCO eBooks outside of school use  flhs  & cutters)

Find information in eBooks MLA Work Cited for eBooks 
basics of biology human brain book body science
eBook 570 STO eBook 611.81 CAR eBook 612 BOD
complete human body the definitive encyclopedia of human body systems bugs bowels and behavior
eBook 612 COM eBook 612.003 MCD eBook 616.30654 BUG

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Find information in eBooks  MLA Work Cited for eBooks
 Use the Index to find your topic Click Cite under Tools on the right hand side
 Index example EBSCO Science Reference Cite 
 Scroll through and copy the MLA Work Cited
EBSCO Science Reference Cite MLA

 

 

  Books Set Aside For You In The Library
visual dictionary of the skeleton respiratory system human body systems   complete human body the definitive
  REF 591.4 WAL REF 612 HUM  REF 612 ROB 
abcs of the human body   circulatory system avraham  Click for more information on this title
612 ABC 612 ENC 612 NERVOUS SYSTEM

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Click here to search the websites  
059 An Introduction to the Respiratory System - Interactive Biology, with Leslie Samuel 

Leslie Samuel’s video which provides an introduction to the respiratory system.   There is advertising on this site.

063 The Divisions of the Nervous System - Interactive Biology, with Leslie Samuel

Leslie Samuels video is a  review of the brain and its major divisions. There is advertising on this site.

The Anatomy Of The Heart - Interactive Biology, with Leslie Samuel

This video discusses the details on the different parts of the human heart from the chambers down to the blood vessels of the heart.

Anatomy of the Respiratory System - The University of Chicago Medicine

Detailed anatomical description of the respiratory system, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations
Are Your Bowels Moving?

If you are researching the excretory system, take a look at this simple explanation of the lower parts of the digestive system.

Body Systems Provides an overview on the human body systems with links to each system which offers more detailed information.
Boneviewer | eSkeleton eSkeletons provides an interactive environment in which to examine and learn about skeletal anatomy.
Central Nervous System Regina Bailey, About.com’s Biology Expert, explains the parts of the central nervous system along with links to related articles.
Circulatory System

M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the circulatory system which covers the types of circulatory systems, the vascular system, blood and the heart with diagrams throughout. 

Circulatory System

J. Stein’s detailed article on the circulatory system is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.  He presents background information on the circulatory system, the circulation path, heartbeat rate and blood pressure, and circulatory disorders.
Circulatory System Facts and Information 

Organsofthebody.com provides information and diagrams of the circulatory system.  There is advertising on this site. 

The Digestive System

M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the digestive system which covers stages in the digestive process, organs of the system and nutrition with diagrams throughout.
Digestive System Facts And Information For Kids

Organsofthebody.com provides information and diagrams of the digestive system.  There is advertising on this site.

The Digestive System - An Overview - The University of Chicago Medicine This article includes a description of the digestive system with a diagram and how food moves through the digestive system. 
Excretory System M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the excretory system including functions, water and salt balance, nitrogen wastes, and kidney functions.

Excretory System

J. Stein’s background article on the excretory system is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.
The Excretory System of Human Body - Definition and Information

Organsofthebody.com provides an introduction to the excretory system, system parts, functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams. There is advertising on this site.

Excretory System Organs | New Health Guide Explains the organs of the excretory system and provides videos for additional information.
Functions of Rectum | New Health Guide Explains the function of the rectum and rectal diseases. 
Human Anatomy and Physiology Web Apps - GetBodySmart

A collection of images of and quizzes on human anatomy.

Human Anatomy: Learn All About the Human Body at InnerBody.com  Explore the different body systems using anatomy labels that link to illustrations and descriptions. Includes animations, tutorials, and a glossary. Note: Displays commercial links and produces some annoying pop-ups

Human Body: Explore the Human Anatomy in 3D

BodyMaps is an interactive visual search tool that allows users to explore the human body in 3-D. With easy-to-use navigation, users can search multiple layers of the human anatomy, view systems and organs down to their smallest parts, and understand in detail how the human body works.

Human Body Systems | Human Organ Systems | Human Body Organs

Tutorial that introduces the 11 human body systems or organ systems, using interactive animations and diagrams.

Human Brain | myVMC

Detailed article explaining what the brain is, its hemispheres and other parts of the brain, and its function.

Human Circulatory System - Circulatory System Diagram

Organsofthebody.com offers an introduction to the circulatory system, system parts and functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams. This site contains advertising. 

The Human Digestive System

Organsofthebody.com offers an introduction to the digestive system, system parts, functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams. This site contains advertising.

Human Immune System | myVMC

 

This article offers an introduction to the immune system, its structure, and different types of immunity. 

The Human Muscular System

 

Organsofthebody.com provides an introduction to the muscular system, system parts and functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams.   This site contains advertising.
The Human Nervous System Definition Organsofthebody.com provides an introduction to the nervous system, system parts and functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams. This site contains advertising.

The Human Skeletal System

 

Organsofthebody.com offers an introduction to the skeletal system, system parts, functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams.   This site contains advertising.

Immune System

 

 

This article from kidshealth.org by Yamini Durani, MD covers the functions of the immune system, the three types of human immunity, problems and disorders of the immune system and autoimmune disorders.

Immune System

 

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health gives an overview of the immune system along with the features of an immune response, immune cells, immune tolerance and immune system disorders.

Immune System

These lecture notes from Paul Bugl’s course at the University of Hartford titled Epidemics and AIDS, Spring 2012, covers antigens, the blood system, leukocytes, the lymph system, immunity and is accompanied by diagrams.

Immune System: Diseases, Disorders & Function

Kim Ann Zimmermann’s Livescience article describes the parts of the immune system, diseases of this system including diagnosis and treatment.  Milestones in immunology are also listed along with links to additional information. 

The Immune System | Health | Patient.co.uk

This article provides a description of the immune system along with explanations of how it works, where it is found and disorders.

The Immune System - The University of Chicago Medicine

A diagram of the immune system is provided along an explanation, discussion of lymphocytes, natural and acquired immunity and disorders.

Medical Dictionary - Comprehensive Medical Terminology Search

Look up the special terms for your body system in this online medical dictionary. 

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary 

Look up the special terms for your body system in this online medical dictionary.

Microbiology Online | Society for General Microbiology | About Microbiology - Microbes and the human body - Antibody - antigen complex

 

Microbiology Online explains the antibody-antigen complex.

Muscular and Skeletal Systems

 

 

M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the muscular and skeletal systems which describes types of skeletal systems, bone tissue, and the interaction of the two systems with diagrams throughout.

The Muscular System: How We Move Around - Interactive Biology, with Leslie Samuel

 

 

An overview of the muscular system by Leslie Samuel. 

Muscle Tissue and Muscles

 

 

J. Stein’s background article on muscles and muscle tissue is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.  The three types of muscle tissue are explained and the major muscles are diagrammed and defined.

The Mysterious Human Heart | PBS

 

Companion to a 2007 Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series "about the heart: how it works, what can go wrong with it, and how we treat it." Features a history of cardiology, three-dimensional tour of the heart, and healthy heart guide.

The Nervous System

 

M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the nervous system including the autonomic and somatic nervous systems, peripheral and central nervous systems, nerve messages, and the spinal cord. 

Nervous Systems and Senses

 

J. Stein’s detailed article on nervous systems and senses is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.  The parts of the brain, senses, and brain disorders are explained.  

Neuroscience For Kids - Explore the nervous system

 

Eric H. Chudler’s site contains a tremendous amount of information on the nervous system. 

Organ Systems: The Human Body: Merck Manual Home Edition

 

 

This site from Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. provides a summary of the human body systems with links to overview articles on each body system. The article was written by  Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH. 

Overview of Nervous System Disorders  - The University of Chicago Medicine

 Describes the nervous system, its disorders, signs and symptoms of disorders and the types of physicians who treat nervous system disorders.

Respiratory System

 

 

M.J. Farabee’s Online Biology Book provides a detailed account of the respiratory system including the human respiratory system and respiratory diseases. 

Respiratory System

 

 

J. Stein’s article on the respiratory system is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.   There is detailed background information and a listing of respiratory diseases and disorders. 

The Respiratory System of The Human Body

 

Organsofthebody.com offers an introduction to the respiratory system, system parts and functions, diseases and facts along with diagrams. This site contains advertising. 
Respiratory systems | The Lung Association This chart of the respiratory system from the Canadian Lung Association shows the breathing process.

SEER Training:Introduction to the Cardiovascular System

A training module from the National Cancer Institute which covers the heart and blood. 

SEER Training:Introduction to the Digestive System

This training module from the National Cancer Institute explores the general structure and the regions of the digestive system. 

SEER Training:Introduction to the Muscular System

A training module from the National Cancer Institute which covers the structure along with muscle types and groups. 

SEER Training:Introduction to the Nervous System

This training module from the National Cancer Institute covers nerve tissue and  the organization of the nervous system. 

SEER Training:Introduction to the Respiratory System

 

A training module from the National Cancer Institute which presents the mechanics of ventilation, respiratory volumes and capacities along with conducting passages.

SEER Training:Introduction to the Skeletal System

 

The National Cancer Institute's training module covers the structure of bone tissue, bone development & growth, classification of bones,  divisions of the skeletal system and articulations.

SEER Training:Introduction to the Urinary System 

A training module from the National Cancer Institute explains the components of the urinary system.

Skeletal System

 

 

J. Stein’s background article on the skeletal system is from his Biology course at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College.  The parts of the skeleton are diagrammed and defined. 

Structure and Function of the Immune System

 

A more advanced article on the immune system by Kevin T. Schultz and Franziska Greder which was published in Toxicologic Pathology which explains the structure and cells of the system with information on T and B cells.

Understanding the Immune System and How It Works

A detailed booklet on the immune system National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Cancer Institute which are part of the National Institutes of Health.

The Virtual Body - MEDtropolis


Learn more about the human body. Information is provided on the skeleton, the heart, the brain, and the digestive tract, and how they function.  An audio-visual tour of the human body. Main sections on the brain, digestive tract, heart, and skeleton. Each section also has links to short articles on the topics from their Health Manual. 

What is Antigen-Antibody Complex? - Interactive Biology, with Leslie Samuel

Interactive Biology provides a clear explanation of  the  antigen-antibody complex in the immune system. This site contains advertising. 

What Is the Function of the Immune System? | Med-Health.net

This article covers the definition, function and how it works. 

Your Digestive System

 

Yamini Durani, MD provides a simple explanation of the digestive system in the KidsHealth site from the Nemours Foundation.

Your Digestive System and How It Works

 

 

This site from The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease  explains how the digestive system works, how food moves through the GI tract,what happens to digest food molecules and more. 

Your immune system - Mayo Clinic

 

The Mayo Clinic’s site provides a diagram and a brief explanation of the immune system which includes information on B and T cells.
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If you are having difficulty finding information on your assigned topic or would like assistance with your Works Cited, please see Mrs. Parkinson in the Library or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Requests should be submitted no less than 48 hours before the assignment is due.  For questions on the assignment and its requirements, please contact your science teacher.

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These sites have been selected for their relevance to the Science curricula. These choices are consistent with the selection policies of the library, and with the print and non-print materials available there. Each site has been seen by the librarian and has been screened by the school's Internet filtering software. However, the library, Fair Lawn High School, and the Board of Education are not responsible for the content of these sites, wich is subject to frequent change, nor for the content of any other sites to which these sites may be linked.