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University Libraries - Article Databases

Health & Medicine - general

Entered here are databases for the non-specialist seeking health information. For more technical information consult the Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychology, or Public Health database listings.

Top Databases

  • Consumer Health Complete

    Oriented to people outside of the health professions. Covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine.

  • Health Source - Consumer Edition

    Articles, pamphlets, and reference sources on health for the non-specialist.

  • Alt HealthWatch

    Provides indexing and full text for more than a hundred complementary, alternative, and holistic health care publications, some of which are peer-reviewed.

  • MedlinePlus

    The National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine.

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Searchable collection of reference books and encyclopedias in electronic format. Titles cover arts, biography, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, science, and social science.

  • Oxford Reference

    Fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.