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The Drug Trail: Home

Prescription Drugs






Performance-enhancing Drugs (drugs in sport)

Drug Regulation Agencies and Support Groups

Britannica Database

Click on the logo above to be directed to the Britannica database, click on Middle and then use the following keyword search ...

SEARCH:  Select either from the Middle or High search option on the Britannica's home page.  Key in the name of your drug

Be certain to explore all the results ... Articles, Images, etc

Classroom Video Database


addiction "prescription drug"

[Key in the name of your drug]

The speech marks force the database to look for results of that exact phrase.  So, the words black and death have to appear together in the results.

Library Webs Database

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Category > Life Sciences

Topics > Drugs

Sections >  There are a variety of Sections which are relevant to this assignment and Links available 

InstaGrok Search Engine

Click on the image above to be directed to this Search Engine which returns results as a concept map.  You can predetermine the reading level required for the results.  Slide the bar to the right-hand side to return advanced results.

SEARCH:  Your specific drug topic

Sweet Search

SEARCH:  enter the name of your drug.  For topics such as prescription drugs you may need to add ... addiction.

For example ... "prescription drugs" addiction

Remember, the speech marks will return results with the exact phrase.

Search - Villanova Library Catalogue

Here is a sample of the books we hold in the library relevant to these topics.