Library & Open Learning Services

Library & Open Learning Services

Medicine and Health Databases

Start with these databases:

CINAHL Complete (EBSCOhost)
This database provides provides broad content coverage of 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and indexing for nearly 5,500 journals and full text access for more than 1,300 key journals in the nursing field.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Premium
A multiformat database for nursing research, clinical skills development, and curriculum support complete with a diverse mix of scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials, and evidence-based resources. Includes over 950 videos teaching clinical skills, such as the Nursing Education in Video set from Medcom/Alexander Street. Indexes over 2000 scholarly journals, many with full text.
Contains more than 35 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 publisher web sites. Fields covered include medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources.
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
Extensive database of Elsevier journals in a wide range of subjects. Excellent searching capabilities and full text access. An excellent resource for authoritative information in many subject disciplines.

Other article databases:

ProQuest Central
A scholarly, multi-disciplinary, database; with full text coverage of thousands of journals in a range of subjects. This database is a good starting place for almost any topic search.
Annual Reviews
A collection of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.
Cochrane Library
A collection of healthcare databases that include the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) (EBSCOhost)
Produced by Behavioral Measurement Database Services, this bibliographic database is abstracted from hundreds of leading journals in the health and social sciences. HaPI provides comprehensive information about behavioral measurement tools, including those related to medicine and nursing, as well as clinical, personality, social, and developmental psychology.
JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)
A peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association. It publishes original research, reviews, and editorials covering all aspects of the biomedical sciences. Utah Tech University only provides full-text access to JAMA and JAMA Network Open.
Joanna Briggs Institute Evidence Based Practice Database (JBI EBP)
The JBI EBP Database is an online resource that includes high quality, relevant, up to date evidence-based information and guidance for health professionals to inform decisions made at the point of care.
MEDLINE (Web of Science)
Indexing and abstracting for medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. This is a standard reference to locate articles for the fields of medicine and allied health.
The New England Journal of Medicine
A leading medical journal that provides high-quality, peer-reviewed research and clinical content to physicians, educators, and the global medical community.
Nursing Reference Center Plus (EBSCOhost)
This resource can be used to get answers to questions quickly, access care plans, watch video demonstrations, strengthen nursing skills, earn continuing education credits and much more.
Ovid Journals
Provides indexes and backfiles for hundreds of clinical journals that cover a wide variety of health topics. Also contains current articles from the American Journal of Nursing (AJN), the Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA), and the Journal for Nurses in Staff Development.
R2 Digital Library
Provides a selection of ebooks focused on the health sciences. Limited to three concurrent users.
Sage Journals Online
General purpose database for scholarly articles.
Salem Press
Reference resources for psychology, health, historical topics, and literary criticism.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCOhost)
This database is the premier source of literature for sports and sports medicine studies, providing full-text content from many respected journals. It is an essential tool for health professionals, researchers and students, providing extensive coverage in the areas of fitness, health and sport studies.

Reference databases:

Gale eBooks
An online reference utility that hosts selected encyclopedias and other reference publications.
Oxford Reference Online - Premium
Language and subject reference works from Oxford Press into single cross searchable reference.
Sage Knowledge
Offers access to selected reference encyclopedias, handbooks, and videos with coverage mostly in the areas of social sciences and health care.
UpToDate (Wolters Kluwer)
Decision support resource for healthcare professionals.

Other useful resources:

Library Catalog
Search for books, audio, video, and periodicals at the Utah Tech University Library.
Electronic Books
A list of ebook databases available at Utah Tech.
Full-Text Periodicals List
Find a specific journal or magazine.
Interlibrary loan
Borrow materials from other libraries.
WorldCat Discovery
Search library catalogs in Utah and beyond.