Health Information Resources: Books

This guide will direct you to resources for finding health and medical information.

Note: Items with a Columbus State Library Resource icon are accessible only to CSCC students and employees. Items with an OhioLINK icon are accessible to all OhioLINK member institutions. An ebook icon indicates an ebook text. 

Browse the Shelves

Use these Dewey Call Numbers to find books and films as you browse among the book shelves on the 3rd floor.

613         Health

613.2      Nutrition

613.7      Physical Fitness

615.1      Drugs

616         Disease

You can also browse online in the library catalog by searching for Subject Headings.  The results will help you focus on a specifc topic within the subject.  Try some of these Subject Headings:



Physical Fitness


  You can also search for specific diseases & conditions by their name - for example: diabetes, canceror autism.


Other Reference Books

O'Reilly Safari Learning Platform

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Books and eBooks on Medical Coding

Start with Consumer Health Encyclopedias

The Gale series of specialized encyclopedias are authoritative and comprehensive sources of plain language health information.

Catalog Search

CS Library

Use the Columbus State library catalog to search for books, journals, eBooks, and audio-visual materials owned by Columbus State Community College.

Need Help Searching?

Circulating Books

To find books about a specific medical condition or disease search the Library Catalog > Subject button. 

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