- Health Reference Center (Facts on File)
Gives clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
- Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine & Health (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Covers topics and issues on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health.
- Encyclopedia of Public Health (Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Examines a range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases, and the impact on public health.
- ABI/Inform Complete
Broad coverage of business periodicals, many with full text. Useful for health care industry information, finance and economics.
- Business Source Elite
Articles across all disciplines of business (e.g. marketing, management, MIS, accounting, finance and economics) and the health care industry.
- CINAHL with Full Text
Full text for 600 nursing journals, plus search coverage for 2300 additional journals.
National Library of Medicine
World’s largest biomedical library, NLM produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. Three databases available to the public are the following
Oldest and still active citation database with links to full text, when available. MEDLINE can be accessed through Ebsco and shares the same searching format as other databases such as CINAHL. The database is notable for the careful journal screening process and the use of, Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®), to index citations.
begins with MEDLINE and builds out from there offering a broader range of coverage with far more records, including additional full text coverage. You may limit your PubMed search retrieval to MEDLINE citations only by restricting your search to the MeSH controlled vocabulary or by using the Journal Categories filter called MEDLINE.
- PubMed Central (PMC)
Full-text archive for full-text biomedical and life sciences journal articles. It is a repository for journal literature deposited by participating publishers, as well as for author manuscripts that have been submitted in compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy and similar policies of other research funding agencies. Some PMC journals are also MEDLINE journals.
For a complete understanding of these three databases go to the MEDLINE, PubMed, and PMC (PubMed Central): How are they different? Fact Sheet.