The Hackettstown Free Public Library is committed to helping patrons find accurate medical information online and in our building. Please see the links below to some helpful resources.


A free scholarly resource from the National Library of Medicine’s National Center For Biotechnology Information. It contains more than 36 million citations.

Medline Plus

A free online health information resource for patients and their families and friends provided by the National Library of Medicine. It includes easy-to-read information on drugs and supplements, genetics, medical testing, and other healthcare topics.

CDC Wonder

A free database query system for the analysis of public health data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A free database featuring information about clinical studies from around the world.

BioMed Central

A free database of over 250 open-access journals provided by Springer Nature.


A database of drug labeling submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by companies, provided by the National Library of Medicine.