NURSING


Best Databases

CINAHL Complete

CINAHL Complete is the world's largest source of full text for nursing and allied health journals, and provides full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHLCINAHL Complete also provides indexing for more than 4,000 journals, and provides additional nursing and allied health research material including health care books, select conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheet and quick lesson disease overviews. CINAHL Complete is an essential research database covering all areas of nursing and allied health literature. 

Our video tutorial explains how to do an advanced search of nursing and allied health literature using the CINAHL Complete database

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Provides instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Includes nearly 400 health/medical journals, numerous reference volumes, over 700 health videos from partner Healthology, Inc., hundreds of pamphlets and health-related articles from 2,200 general interest publications in addition to a broad collection of Gale reference titles.

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MEDLINE

MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 4,800 current biomedical journals.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Provides access to academic journals and other reference content covering all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. The database offers current content for professionals already working in the field as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.

JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 48 times a year by the American Medical Association. It publishes original research, reviews, and editorials covering all aspects of the biomedical sciences. 

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Patient drug information; includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Available in both English and Spanish.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.

Health Reference Center - Academic

Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile is a source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's English language journals and reference sources. It has extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, & millions of full text articles available in both PDF and HTML.

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Academic Search Premier

Provides full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

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Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Designed for doctors, research scientist, students and clinical specialists, this database provides full text for over 100 journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study. All titles included in the Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic Edition are indexed in MEDLINE.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database is the richest collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition features searchable full text for nearly 150 journals.

Academic Films Online

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all types of patrons, giving libraries a high return on investment. 

Kanopy Streaming

Kanopy is a leading distributor of educational videos. Major subjects covered include the arts, business and training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education. Users can search, browse and stream videos. 

PsycINFO

PsycINFO, from the American Psychological Association (APA), contains more than 2 million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s. 97 percent of the covered material is peer-reviewed. Journal coverage, which spans 1887 to present, includes international material selected from nearly 2,000 periodicals in more than 25 languages.

Science Direct

A database of over nine hundred high-quality, peer-reviewed journal articles covering Health and Life Sciences.

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Nursing textbooks on reserve

The library has over thirty textbooks used in nursing classes and can be borrowed for two hours at a time.  These are located at our circulation desk and other nursing books are on the fourth floor (most have a call number starting wtih RT but more general medical books start with R).

Ebook Central

This is a collection of over 50,000 books online.

Salem Health

Salem Health is a collection of complete online reference books. The collection includes: CancerGeneticsMagill's Medical Guide (Sixth Edition), and Psychology & Mental Health.

HCC Online Catalog

Most of HCC's online books are linked from the online catalog. The catalog also includes physical items in the library: reference books, circulating books, music, dvds, audio books, and other media. You may also use the online catalog to search for items in your public library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Simultaneously search through more than 200 encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

EBSCO e-books

A collection of thousands of e-books that can be read online or with the EBSCO eBooks App

Drug Information Portal (from the National Library of Medicine)

The Dictionary of Information Security is a compilation of security terms and definitions that working security professionals and IT students will find helpful.

Medical Encyclopedia

The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

Medline Plus: Drugs & Supplements

Information about prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbs, and supplements.

MedlinePlus

Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

MedlinePlus (en Español)

MedlinePlus es una base de datos en Internet diseñada para ayudarle a ubicar información oficial sobre salud. Las páginas de MedlinePlus contienen enlaces seleccionados con cuidado a portales de Internet con información de salud. La enciclopedia médica ofrece a los consumidores de servicios de salud una extensa biblioteca de imágenes médicas, así como también más de 4.000 artículos con información sobre enfermedades, exámenes, síntomas, lesiones y procedimientos quirúrgicos.

POPLINE (POPulation information onLINE)

This is the world's largest database on reproductive health, containing citations with abstracts to scientific articles, reports, books, and unpublished reports in the field of population, family planning, and related health issues. Some of the articles are in full-text.

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