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Research Databases: Health & Medicine

Off-campus access: the system will prompt you to enter your 14-digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/library card. No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

Articlesselect to expand list

  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    (EBSCO) Nursing and allied health, including peer-reviewed journals.
  • Health Research Premium Collection
    (ProQuest) Provides a wide collection of journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations, and includes the top ProQuest health and medical databases: Consumer Health Database; Health & Medical Collection; Healthcare Administration Database; MEDLINE; Nursing & Allied Health Database; Psychology Database; Public Health Database.
  • Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine   (formerly Health Reference Center Academic)
    (Gale) Sources include trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals. It contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.
  • Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health
    (Gale) Research full-text titles cited in CINAHL and other resources to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.
  • Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine
    (Gale) Access academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
  • Nursing and Allied Health
    (ProQuest) This database offers reliable, comprehensive coverage of the fields of nursing and allied health including journals, video, dissertations, reference books, and more. Can also be searched as part of ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection.
  • Public Health Database
    (ProQuest) Covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences and biological sciences to business with scholarly, popular, and trade sources. Subject coverage includes fitness, nutrition, population studies, social services, environmental studies, and industrial health and safety. Can also be searched as part of ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection.
  • Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association online (JAAHA) (LSC-Tomball)
    (AAHA) Official scientific and educational publication of the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Provides accurate, timely, scientific and technical information pertaining to the practice of small animal medicine and surgery.

E-Books & ReferenceImage

  • STAT!Ref
    (Teton Data Systems) NOTE: limited concurrent users per book. 
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  • Micromedex  (formerly Micromedex Healthcare Resources)
    (IBM Watson Health) 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.
  • eBook Collection
    (EBSCO) E-books on a full range of topics. Visit EBSCO's instructions on how to read on a mobile device. Create a free account to download to your device.  
    Apple iOS App Icon  Google Android App Icon
    Bluefire App Directions for EBSCO eBooksDownload books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Ebook Central
    (ProQuest) Over 100,000 e-book titles covering a full range of academic topics. General reference works are also included. Mobile-friendly site.
    Bluefire App Directions for EBSCO eBooksDownload books to your device using Adobe Digital Editions.
  • Plumb's Veterinary Drugs (LSC-Tomball) 
    (Brief Media) Provides up-to-date veterinary drug information that includes continual updates on dosing, drug interactions, adverse effects, and more.

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  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR)
    Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. Cochrane Reviews are updated to reflect the findings of new evidence when it becomes available because the results of new studies can change the conclusions of a review.  
  • Micromedex
    (IBM Watson Health) Reference for drugs and drug interactions, toxicology, diseases, acute care, and alternative medicine; includes patient information
  • Micromedex CareNotes
    (IBM Watson Health) Provides evidence-based patient education materials written at a 4th-7th grade level covering conditions, lab tests, follow-up care, and more.
  • 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 - free web
    (National Library of Medicine) Comprises more than 32 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and published web sites. 
  • MedlinePlus (also en español; National Library of Medicine) free web
    Online health information resource for patients and their families.  
  • Merck Veterinary Manual - free web
    (Merck & Co., Inc.) Concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.
  • TRIP Medical Database - free web
    (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 - free web
    (National Institute of Health - NIH) PubChem is an open chemistry database at NIH. Since the launch in 2004, PubChem has become a key chemical information resource for scientists, students, and the general public. 
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) - free web
    (Public Library of Science) PLoS is a nonprofit, Open Access publisher empowering researchers to accelerate progress in scinece and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.

Consumer Health Topics & Alternative Treatmentsselect to expand list

  • Consumer Health Database
    (ProQuest) This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. Can also be searched as part of ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection.
  • Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine   (formerly Health Reference Center Academic)
    (Gale) Sources include trade magazines and peer-reviewed journals. It contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.
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.

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