Come to the library this month and check out our display of books about
breast cancer. You can also browse materials in our collection here.
Check out our internet links on health topics. To find recent articles on
breast cancer, check out the database Masterfile Premier which you can
find under Research/Databases on our homepage. The databases are listed in
A-Z order on the left. From home you have to enter your Hamden Library Card Number for access
to this database.
Check out our display during
"Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982."
The University of Connecticut Health Center Library has put together a comprehensive resource guide with links on NAVIGATING THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. Once you are on their website, click on the various tabs at the top of the page for further information.
This guide can be printed and also subscribed to via RSS. The areas covered are: the Affordable Care Act, Obtaining Health Insurance, Evaluating Health Care Providers, Evaluating Hospitals, Communicating with your Doctor, Comparing Managed Health Care Plans, Understanding the Medicare System, Organizations That May Help, Hospital Care Information, Long Term Care Options, Gathering Background information, End of Life Decisions, Privacy Rights, Special Needs Planning, Searching For Additional Information.
Access Health CT (AHCT) has launched its toll-free call center, providing consumers with a new and easy way to get information about health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Consumers can speak with a call center representative by dialing
1-855-805-HEALTH (4325) Monday-Friday, 8:00am-8:00pm and Saturday, 11:00am-3:00pm.
Obamacare: Big changes ahead for some in Connecticut (article, describing various scenarios)
You also find in our library a display next to the TotemTom Column with handouts, flyers and books about the Affordable Care Act.
Check out our Library's health weblinks.
In addition, our library provides access to the database FOLIO's PHYSICIAN's DIRECTORY which also lists health care facilities.
Check out our new book arrivals in the 610s in the new nonfiction section in the library, or subscribe to our
Check out our new orders for books in the 700s: Art, Crafts, Design, Photography:
Would you like to receive information about our new titles in your email?
Subscribe to our book letter service via email here.