Virtual Library

Delmar Cengage Learning offers the Virtual Library, an online resource center for career schools with health education programs. Students can do homework, perform research or complete lessons from home or at school. Instructors can create lessons and discussion around critical information and procedures. And Administrators can reduce their expenses and provide critical resources that could help with accreditation.

Delmar Cengage Learning has collaborated with other Cengage Learning businesses to offer the most useful content and tools that career schools need to provide the best online resources for their faculties and students.

NEW! 24x7 Virtual Librarian Service now available. A “live” person on call via email to guide and assist students and faculty. Call 800-998-7498 ext. 2469 or email for details.

Benefits of the Virtual Library:

  • Extend your reach beyond the classroom
  • Useful content helps with all aspects of the school experience, from report writing to job-hunting
  • Reduce school's expense for periodical subscriptions
  • Convenience of single Web site for most research and study needs.
  • Help with accreditation
  • Flexibility of using at home or school
  • Allows schools to offer more tools to faculty and staff

Virtual Library Features:

  • Up-to-date, extensive periodicals and reference materials, content geared specifically to career schools with Health Education programs
  • Unlimited access to skill-based streaming video clips
  • Unlimited access to Delmar's Nurse's Drug Database
  • Immediate access to pertinent information without having to leave the site
  • Scalability for the implementation and expansion of online learning
  • Ability to track usage
  • Available to alumni
  • Custom site branding for each school
  • Intuitive interface and easy to use
  • 24x7 access and anywhere, anytime availability
  • Hosting and maintenance

The Periodical Database:
One of the many valuable areas of the Virtual Library is the customized health-related database. This database enables faculty and students to have access to thousands of current articles, periodicals, and tools from leading medical journals, encyclopedias, newspapers, newsletter and pamphlets, and includes these additional resources:

  • Medical encyclopedia
  • Health organization directory
  • Health news
  • Drug and herb finder
  • Medical dictionary
  • Alternative health encyclopedia
  • Health assessment tools

Resources in Virtual Library

  • Virtual Reference Room - almanacs, dictionaries, directories, and more
  • Subject Search - extensive listing of noteworthy Web sites
  • Guidebooks & Tips - Need a refresher in citing sources or want help choosing a topic for your research paper? These guidebooks are the place to start.
  • Career Resources - from resume help to career Web sites.
  • Reading Room - magazines, newspapers, general interest publications
  • Library Search - find a library near you.
  • Program Links - featured links to Allied Health program information
  • Access to over 300 streaming video clips
  • Access to Delmar Cengage Learning's Nurse's Drug Database
  • NEW! 24x7 Virtual Librarian Service which includes a “live” person who is available via email to guide and assist students and faculty in their search to find information and resources.
  • NEW! Bilingual Resources
  • NEW! Health Information Center

Currently for Career Schools only.

For a free 30-day trial of the Virtual Library complete the following form contact your sales rep or email

To order:
Complete the following form and contact your Sales Representative or Carolyn Fox at 800-998-7498 ext. 2469 or at

Virtual Library is offered by Delmar Cengage Learning, in collaboration with Thomson Gale and Thomson Education Direct.

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