Health Databases

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Ready to get started? Scroll through our alphabetized list of databases. If you see a database you like, click on the button to begin exploring. Remember, these databases are accessible to customers only. You’ll need to log in to access the databases in full. Questions? One of our team members would be happy to help!

Biomedical Reference Collection

This database provides access to more than 100 full-text journals covering such disciplines as clinical medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pre-clinical sciences and the health care system. Designed for doctors, research scientists, students and clinical specialists, this collection can be searched independently, but also allows users from subscribing institutions to conveniently link to full text from citations within MEDLINE®. When these citations are viewed via EBSCOhost®, there is the ability to link to full text for articles contained within the Biomedical Reference Collection™. Most of the journals covered are available in cover-to-cover PDF.

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 Gale Virtual Reference Library

This electronic resource combines the convenience of an online search engine with accurate, authoritative information. Our current collection includes information on the Arts, Business, Education, Environment, History, Literature, Law, Medicine, Religions of the World, Countries of the World, Science, and the Social Sciences. The ebooks found here include Arts and Humanities through the Ages, How Products are Made, Business Plans, The Encyclopedia of Classroom Psychology, Grzimek’s Animal Encyclopedia, Weather Almanac, The Catholic Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, National Survey of State Laws, Encyclopedia of Food, Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, Encyclopedia of Human Development, Encyclopedia of Law, and more are added every year! Access this database 24/7 from wherever you have Internet access, at no cost, as long as you have your library card barcode number and PIN.

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Health Business FULLTEXT

This database provides full-text coverage of more than 130 well-known administrative journals such as H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, and many others. Critical for hospital administrators and managers, this subset of Health Business™ Elite includes publications covering topics such as staffing, health care regulation, health care facilities management, marketing, finance and more.

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Health Source: Consumer Edition

This database offers a vast collection of consumer health information. Access full-text consumer health magazines and enjoy a number of full-text health reference books. This database covers topics like AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs, alcohol, women’s health and more.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

This resource provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from Creative Nursing, Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Community Health Nursing, Journal of Nursing Management, Nursing Ethics, Nursing Forum, Nursing Inquiry, and many more.

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 INSPIRE

This resource is Indiana’s Virtual Library. It offers access to over 40 databases covering subjects like biographies, magazine and scholarly journal articles, newspapers articles (most recent 30 days), poetry, and short stories. The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) has a career interest test, practice tests for SAT, GED, AP, LSAT, GRE, GMAT and other tests for high school, college, and graduate school. Biography Resource Center allows searching for many short biographies. Litfinder finds full text of many poems and stories. Other resources include Kids Search, What Tree Is That?, and Indiana Memory. Access this database 24/7 from wherever you have Internet access, at no cost, as long as you have your library card barcode number and PIN.

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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.

Included are citations from Index Medicus, International Nursing Index, Index to Dental Literature, HISTLINE, SPACELINE, PREMEDLINE®, AIDSLINE®, BIOETHICSLINE®, and HealthSTAR®.

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