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Biology & Pre-Med Research Databases

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Based upon the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 9th edition and its corresponding annual yearbooks, and the Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th edition, this tool offers short encyclopedic articles from well-known authors in the fields of science.


Agricola indexes resources in agriculture, chemistry, the life sciences representing the holdings of the National Agricultural Library.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information

A trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish. Published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists—an authority on educating patients about drug use and safety.

Alt HealthWatch (NEW)

Focuses on complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic Ed.

Research authoritative medical information from such fields as medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.


Provides full-text access to many important journals in the biological sciences, mostly those which are published by small societies and non-commercial publishers.

BioOne Abstracts & Indexes

Provides a collection of abstracts for high-impact bio-science research journals.

BIOSIS Previews®

Covers research in the biological and biomedical sciences published in English, including biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, botany, ecology, genetic engineering, genetics, microbiology, and more.

Consumer Health Complete (NEW)

Supports information needs of patients through broad coverage of health-related topics including mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Health and Wellness Resource Center with Alt. Health Module

Provides access to health & medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, health-related videos, and articles from general interest publications and related reference titles.

Health Reference Center Academic (NEW)

Provides access to nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources. Not all included here is scholarly.

Health Source

Provides citations and articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines, along with health-related pamphlets covering subjects like general health, nutrition, and professional health care.


Provides searchable full text of the complete back files for hundreds of important scholarly journals in a broad spectrum of topics and disciplines. Coverage generally includes the first volume through issues published prior to the most recent 3-5 years (current issues are not available in JSTOR).

MEDLINE [Now includes some Full Text]

Provides citations and articles for international journals medical (clinical medicine, nursing, sports medicine, nutrition, and more).

MedlinePlus (NEW)

Brings together information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in layman's terms--designed for patients and their families.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

All aspects of the Nursing profession -- from direct patient care to health care administration -- are covered in this collection, including nearly 400 titles. Content is current and authoritative for students pursuing a nursing-focused college track.

Nursing Resource Center

Brings together in an easy-to-use interface disease and drug overviews, care plans, relevant journal results and animated anatomy and physiology diagrams to complement the core encyclopedia texts, perfect for those interested in the nursing field.

Public Library of Science (PLoS)

Discover peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles.


Provides access to millions of citations from medical and life science journals. Not everything included here has full-text articles available; may need to use Interlibrary Loan for access.

Science In Context

Provides encyclopedia, handbook, and dictionary content from well-respected sources and publishers on thousands of topics.

Science Reference Center (NEW)

Covers major areas of scientific study in encyclopedias, reference materials, and journals.

Last revised September 27, 2016 - 07:38 AM