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Health and Medical Sciences

Health and Medical Sciences


BioMedCentral - Citations and limited full text access to publications by BioMed Central. Includes journal articles, book reviews, blogs, and more. Targeted to biomedical research.

CINAHL Complete - CINAHL Complete is the world's most comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1300 journals indexed in CINAHL. This authoritative file contains full text for many of the most used journals in the CINAHL database. CINAHL®Complete is the definitive research tool for all areas of nursing & allied health literature. Offered by EBSCOhost.

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics - Health Nutrition and Population (HNP) Statistics provides key health, nutrition and population statistics gathered from a variety of international sources. Available from The World Bank's Open Data Initiative.

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. Offered through Gale.

MEDLINE - includes all areas of medicine, dentistry and nursing. Click on "List All Databases," then select from the resulting list. Offered through OCLC FirstSearch.

MedlinePlus - a free consumer health database in full-text from the National Library of Medicine.

NCBI Bookshelf (National Center for Biotechnology Information) - The NCBI Bookshelf is a collection of over 80 freely available, on-line versions of selected biomedical books covering aspects of molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, research methods, and virology.

NLM Gateway - Search simultaneously in U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) information resources or databases. Search PubMed, MedlinePlus, TOXLINE, and other NLM resources.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection - Includes full text resources in all aspects of the nursing profession, from direct patient care to health care administration. Includes nearly 400 indexed titles. Offered through Gale.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection (InfoTrac) - mostly full-text, includes over 50 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Topics include proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980. Offered through Gale.

Public Library of Science (PLoS) - Scientific and medical open access journals including PLoS Biology, PLoS Medicine, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Pathogens, and PLoS Computational Biology.

PubMed Central - PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.

Science Direct - Elsevier's journal portal provides full-text access to select (only titles with "Full-text available" icon are subscribed to) scientific, technical, and medical journals. Provides access to over 3,800 periodical titles and over 37,000 books. Some articles may be downloaded free of charge; others must be purchased.

TOXNET - Collection of information sources related to chemicals and drugs, environmental health, occupational safety, risk assessment, and toxicology.

Open Access Sources and Web Sites

America's Health Rankings - sponsored by the United Health Foundation, American Public Health Association, and Partnership for Prevention.

The Body: an AIDS and HIV information resource - a comprehensive AIDS/HIV information site.

Global Health Facts - Gateway page containing global data links to HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and more. Supported by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

HealthCentral.com - offers an array of web sites on specific health conditions and general health, providing trusted medical information that is thorough and easy to navigate. Content has been reviewed for authoritativeness by doctors and researchers.

Merck Publications - Free access to The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, The Merck Manual-Home Edition, The Merck Manual of Health & Aging, The Merck Manual of Geriatrics, and The Merck Veterinary Manual. Select Professional or Consumer version.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

New Mexico Department of Health Statistics - click on HEALTH STATISTICS

PeerJ - PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. It considers articles in the Biological Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Health Sciences.

Trust for America's Health - Health Statistics by state and other resources.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - official web site of the HHS.

General Online Databases - Use the links below to find more information in this subject area

Online Books and Catalogs
Online Video Resources
Journal / Magazine Article Databases
Newspaper Article Databases
Reference Databases