eBooks, Digital Magazines, Streaming Video & eReferences

Access these free resources 24/7 using your Herrick Library card. Don’t have one? Sign up here.

Flipster is a digital service that provides access to online magazines from anywhere. Browse and read from your computer or download the app to your mobile device.

To learn more about how Flipster works, watch this 1 minute video, visit the FAQ page, or contact library staff with questions.

OverDrive with the Libby app lets you browse and read ebooks, listen to audiobooks, and stream media, all for free from the Herrick Library. Use on your computer or download the Libby app to your mobile device. To learn more about how OverDrive and the Libby app work, watch this video,  visit the Help page, or contact library staff with questions.

In addition to the curated health and wellness titles the Library purchases, the OverDrive Community Read Initiative donates collections of ebooks and audiobooks to libraries. We hope you enjoy these additional free titles!

Health & Wellness Resource Center – Delivers magazines, journals, newsletters, newspapers, pamphlets, links to websites, and the latest edition of Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Includes information on Diseases and Conditions, Alternative Medicine, Drugs & Herbal Remedies, and Mosby’s Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Dictionary. Includes videos from Healthology Inc.

Health Reference Center Academic  – Multi-source website providing access to full-text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources that offer reliable health information to researchers, including nursing and allied health students.

Natural Medicines

The Natural Medicines database is an authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies. The Effectiveness Checker tells you which natural medicines and integrative therapies have scientific evidence that they work and which do not for specific medical conditions.

Home access: click here and enter library card number.

Teen Health and Wellness – provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national, and provincial standards, including Common Core Health and Science. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ+ issues, and more.

Access from home by entering your library card number under Instant Login tab.