Literacy is the number one predictor of our quality of life and health status.
We invite you to explore our collection of print and electronic materials through three
interdisciplinary databases for children, youth, and adults.

Children's Picture Book Database
at Miami University

A collection of picture book abstracts searchable by topics, concepts, and skills for building
content area reading across all academic subjects.

Health Literacy Database
at Miami University

A collection of Electronic Texts for Health Literacy© which promote cognitive behavioral skills
for healthy living across the lifespan.

Health Advocacy Database
at Miami University

A collection of Public Service Announcements that advocate for human health and well being
in national and international contexts.


Our mission is to form scientific and artistic partnerships to advance the understanding of health communication message design by increasing access to written materials that are valid, reliable, authentic, and equitable for children, youth, and adults.