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Research Databases: Health & Medicine

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  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    (EBSCO) Nursing and allied health, including peer-reviewed journals
  • Health Reference Center Academic
    (Gale Cengage Learning) Sources include trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    (EBSCO) Includes peer-reviewed journals
  • Health Source: Consumer Edition 
    (EBSCO) Popular health topics and sources.
  • MEDLINE with MeSH 
    (National Library of Medicine) No full text. Link to full-text articles in other LSC databases; included in PubMed from the National Library of Medicine.
  • Science Online 
    (AAAS) Help
    Weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news from 1997 to the present.
  • Alt HealthWatch
    (EBSCO) Peer-reviewed journals, reports and additional resources on alternative medicine
  • Natural & Alternative Treatments
    (EBSCO) Help
    Over 200 articles on medical conditions, presenting evidence-based information on alternative therapies proposed for their treatment.
  • Academic Search Complete 
    (EBSCO) Multi-subject articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers
  • Gale Science in Context
    (Gale) Articles from magazines, journals and news sources, in addition to experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant current topics
  • OTSearch (LSC-Tomball only) 
    Citations and abstracts only -- not full text. Abstracts or summaries of articles in the field of occupational therapy; no full-text.


  • STAT!Ref
    (Teton Data Systems) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book. 
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  • STAT!Ref (LSC-Montgomery)
    (Teton Data Systems)
  • Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    (Truven Health Analytics) A wide range of clinical databases, including information about drugs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine.
  • Credo Reference
    (Credo) Includes materials from over 650 reference books on a variety of topics in higher education, including art, business, history, languages, literature, science, criminal justice, and political science.
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    (ProQuest) Help 
    Sources include the United States government and commercial publishers.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) Search complete electronic books. Set up a free account and download to your PC, Mac, Nook, Sony, Android, iPhone, or iPad.
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  • Ebook Central 
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included.

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  • Micromedex Healthcare Resources
    (Truven Health Analytics) Reference for drugs and drug interactions, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine; includes patient information
  • Natural & Alternative Treatments
    (EBSCO) Help  Evidence-based information on alternative therapies
  • Lexicomp Online for Dentistry (LSC-Kingwood)
    (Wolters Kluwer)  A collection of clinical databases and clinical decision support tools that provides users with an extensive dental and medical reference library. It includes drug alerts and interactions, drug identification, drug dosage calculators, and patient after-care information.

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  • PubMed (National Center for Biotechnology Information & National Library of Medicine)
  • MedlinePlus (also en español; National Library of Medicine) 
  • Merck Veterinary Manual
    (Merck & Co., Inc.) Concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
  • TRIP Medical Database
    (TRIP) Evidence-based search engine retrieves research article references, clinical guidelines from major countries, clinical trials, eTextbooks, and more; create an account for more features, including links to full-text from LSC databases when you select Lone Star College in your profile.
  • PubChem (National Institute of Health)
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS)
    (Public Library of Science) 
Link to Databases by Title Search for magazines, newspapers, and journals by title Find Databases by Subject

  1. Search the Library Catalog. Request any circulating items not in your local library using the "Place Hold" button. Login with your 14-digit library barcode number and PIN.
  2. Looking for a specific article? Search the Full Text Finder for newspaper, magazine, or journal titles.
  3. Search WorldCat to find books and articles from libraries worldwide, then apply at your local library for a TexShare card to borrow them directly or request specific books and articles through interlibrary loan.


TexShare databases Selected databases are funded, in part, through TexShare, a division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, utilizing grant funds provided by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.