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Microbiology & IDS (Melendez)- Plant City Campus: Microbiology & IDS Class Resources

Guide to resources for students in Ms. Melendez's Microbiology & IDS courses.

Television Programs

Television Programs

Rx for Survival

Rx for Survival is "a groundbreaking multimedia project to address what makes us sick, what keeps us healthy and what it would take to give good health the upper hand."  Included are videos from the project, a global health atlas, and information about deadly diseases. 


  • Disease Warriors
  • Rise of the Superbugs
  • Delivering the Goods
  • Deadly Messengers
  • Back to the Basics
  • How Safe Are We?

The Rx for Survival DVD and book are available in the library  (Book - RA441. H55 2005       DVD - DVD 453-455)

Click on the link below for more program information.


Monsters Inside Me

Monsters Inside Me is a television program from Discovery Health that features episodes about real-life individuals that have been infected by deadly parasites. Seventy-five Monsters Inside Me videos are available to watch online.

Web Resources

Useful Websites

The websites listed below are authoritative sources providing information on a national and global level in regards to public health issues.  Hover over the title of each website for a description of coverage.

Class and laboratory textbook resources

Class and laboratory book resources 

McGraw-Hill Connect 

This site provides students with additional materials related to your textbooks, practice, and more... 

Scholarly Articles & Publications

Scholarly Articles and Publications


Databases  (require login - Borrower ID: student number, PIN: last four digits of student number)

MEDLINE (with Full-Text)

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Health Reference Center Academic

CINAHL plus Full-Text

Global Issues in Context

Salem Science

Science in Context

Academic OneFile

Academic Search Complete