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Medical & Health Sciences

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ABSTRACTS IN SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY Includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to social gerontology, including the psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly.

ALT HEALTHWATCH Complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

ANNUAL REVIEWS OF THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES State-of-the-art reports by experts on the current scholarship in the biomedical sciences.

CINAHL Full text to Nursing & Allied Health database; authoritative coverage of literature related to nursing and allied health.

CONSUMER HEALTH COMPLETE Consumer-oriented health content, including health reference books and encyclopedias, reports, medical images and diagrams, videos, pamphlets, and periodicals.

FILMS ON DEMAND HEALTH & MEDICINE Look to the right of the screen to click under Narrow Results to select as needed.


HEALTH SOURCE: CONSUMER EDITION Consumer health information on topics including medical sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Full-text from magazines, pamphlets, and reference books.

HEALTH SOURCE: NURSING/ACADEMIC EDITION Articles focusing on medical disciplines, particularly nursing and allied health. Features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers drug patient education sheets.

HIGHWIRE PRESS Internet imprint of the Stanford University Libraries. Provides access to journals in the sciences and medicine.

JOURNAL OF DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY This journal presents the latest diagnostic techniques and interpretation methods, case reports, research applications, and the newest hardware/software technologies and equipment in a variety of specialty areas, including abdominal, breast, echocardiography, neurosonology, Ob/Gyn, and vascular sonography.

MEDLINE Biomedical literature produced by National Library of Medicine. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

MERLOT HEALTH SCIENCES A collection of databases created to be used by students. The sites have been reviewed and can supplement your assignments.

OVID JOURNALS Full-text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals.

OVID NURSING EBOOK COLLECTION Full-text collection of nursing, pharmacology, and clinical medicine books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.


Medical & Health Databases (Spanish Language):

SALUD EN ESPANOL Provides reports and fact sheets in Spanish on consumer health and wellness. Includes overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and treatments. (in Spanish)

MEDICLATINA Peer-reviewed medical research and journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers. (in Spanish)



ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database covering all academic areas of study.

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES FULL-TEXT Official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. Full-text for most dissertations since 1997.

JSTOR Database of scholarly, full-text articles in Arts & Sciences and Life Sciences.

OXFORD REFERENCE ONLINE Over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.


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