Health Sciences and Medicine
Databases and Indexes
Health and Wellness Resource Center*
Online encyclopedias, dictionaries, full text of refereed sources such as the Alternative Medicine Review, and indexing of thousands of journals, magazines, and pamphlets are included in our subscription to the HWRC with the Alternative Health Module.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition*
The literature of the allied health sciences and rehabilitation medicine is well represented in this database. Approximately 50 percent of the journals indexed are available in full text.
Developed by the National Library of Medicine, Medline is the online equivalent of Index Medicus and numerous indexes and databases in the biomedical fields. For precision searching, use the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
This federally funded resource provides free access to the Medline journal literature. There are links to full text of articles in PubMed Central for selected journal titles.
Alternative Medicine Links (Nat'l College of Natural Medicine)
HerbMed (American Botanical Council)
Nat'l Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Consumer Health Information
This site contains links to a medical encyclopedia, dictionaries, directories and guides to generic and brand name drugs. Search health topics by group or by first letter.
The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook
This version of the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy is written for the layperson, not the medical professional.
Dietary Guidelines (health.gov)
World Health Organization (Data and Statistics)
*For the Johnson State College Community Only.