Full Text Database: Health Sciences

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) This multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600 journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.  Password
Amedeo The Medical Literature Guide. AMEDEO has been created to serve the needs of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, other members of the health professions, and patients and their friends. They can easily access timely, relevant information within their respective fields.  Free
Becoming Human Becoming human brings together interactive multimedia, research and scholarship to promote greater understanding of the course of human evolution.  Free
BioMed Central Publisher of 220 peer-reviewed open access journals in science, technology and medicine. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication.


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Business Source Elite (EBSCO) Business Source® Elite provides full-text coverage of scholarly business, management and economics journals. This rich collection also includes publications covering topics such as accounting, banking, finance, international business, marketing, sales, etc. Business Source Elite offers full text for nearly 1,110 business publications and contains expanded PDF back files for more than 153 titles (back to 1985 or the first issue published for that journal). More than 10,150 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. Regional Business News has full text for nearly 106 sources.  Password
CDC Full Text Publications CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information on: Data and statistics, diseases and conditions, emergencies and disasters, environmental health, healthy living, injury, violence and safety, life stages and populations, travelers, health, workplace safety and health  Free
CINAHL PLUS with Full Text (EBSCO) Full text for more than 760 journals, full text for 240 books/monographs. Full text coverage dating back to 1937. Indexing for over 4,900 journals. More than 3.8 million records dating back to 1981. Covers nursing, biomedicine, Evidence-Based Care Sheets and Quick Lessons, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals, and book chapters  Password
The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online Edited by Dr. John van Wyhe from NUS and sponsored by Arts & Humanities Research Council.  Free
Directory of Open Access Journals The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. 9,988 Journals, 135 countries and 1,726,310 Articles  Free
Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories worldwide, over 2600 listings mainly from Universities and Institutes. Covers Master and Doctoral Thesis  Free
ERIC (EBSCO) ERIC®, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index.ERIC contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966. Password
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Evolution: a journey into where we’re from and where we’re going. The Evolution project’s eight-hour television miniseries travels the world to examine evolutionary science and the profound effect it has had on society and culture. From the genius and torment of Charles Darwin to the scientific revolution that spawned the tree of life, from the power of sex to drive evolutionary change to the importance of mass extinctions in the birth of new species, the Evolution series brings this fascinating process to life. The series also explores the emergence of consciousness, the origin and success of humans, and the perceived conflict between science and religion in understanding life on Earth.  Free
foodsafety.gov Your Gateway to Federal Food Safety Information: Keep food safe, food poisoning, report a problem, news and feature.  Free
HighWire Press. Free Online Full-text Articles. Stanford University With 1700 scholarly journals and thousands of scholarly books, HighWire provides powerful technology solutions to influential societies, university presses and independent publishers who produce high-impact journals, books, and other scholarly publications. As of 9/25/14, we are assisting in the online publication of 2,344,449 free full-text articles and 7,100,000 total articles. There are 13 sites with free trial periods, and 49 completely free sites. 282 sites have free back issues, and 1271 sites have pay per view!  Free
Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Biointeractive Biology mini-lessons illustrated with interactive Web animation.  Free
Human Anatomy Online This manual was developed to facilitate learning of human anatomy. A central goal of the manual is to allow greater efficiency in the use of students’ time in the laboratory, as well as in preparation and review.  Free
Information on World demographics Health: Birth, Immunizations, Malnutrition, fertility, Mortality, Population, Tuberculosis, HIV, etc. Free
Information on Countries from Around the World 2010 World demographics by country. Free
Inner Body: Your Guide to Human anatomy Online Human anatomy charts and anatomy information. Learn about human physiology as you study anatomical charts and models of every system in the human body.  Free
JSTOR (Language and Literature -Arts & Sciences) JSTOR offers high-quality, interdisciplinary content to support scholarship and teaching. It includes over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous and unrelated titles. Beginning in 2011, current issues for more than 150 journals will be available on JSTOR.  Password
Medical Dictionary Type the word that you would like to find. If you’re not sure of the spelling, type the first few letters, followed by an asterisk (*).  Free
Medical Encyclopedia The A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations  Free
Medline Full Text (EBSCO) MEDLINE® with Full Text provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. MEDLINE® with Full provides full text for 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE. Of those, 1,450 have cover-to-cover indexing in MEDLINE, and of those, 551 are not found with full text in any version of Academic Search™, Health Source® or Biomedical Reference Collection™.  Password
Medline Plus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.  Free
The National Academies Press The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academy of Sciences to publish the reports of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and medicine, providing authoritative information on important matters in science and health policy. We offer more than 5,000 titles in PDF format. All of these PDFs can be downloaded for free by the chapter or the entire book.* See About PDFs for more information on accessing our digital content.  Free
National Institute of Health The NIH Intramural Database collects and disseminates information about research being performed in the Intramural Programs of the Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health.  Free
National Center for Biotechnology Information. ENTREZ the Life Sciences Search Engine The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. It search across 32 databases, including PubMed, Books online and the National Library of Medicine Catalog  Free
National Center for Biotechnology Information.Electronic Books Bookshelf provides free access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. A vital node in the data-rich resource network at NCBI, Bookshelf enables users to easily  Free
National Institutes of Health The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems.  Free
National institute of Nursing Research NINR is dedicated to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The areas of research are chronic and acute diseases, health promotion and maintenance, symptom management, health disparities, caregiving, self-management, and the end of life  Free
National Library of MedicineOnline Books, Archive and Videos Digital Collections is the National Library of Medicine’s free online archive of biomedical books and videos. All of the content in Digital Collections is freely available worldwide and, unless otherwise indicated, in the public domain. Digital Collections provides unique access to NLM’s rich, historical resources. Free
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Nutrition Information For You Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers.  A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.  Free
Office of Dietary Supplements- National Institute of Health The Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) partnered to create this Dietary Supplement Subset of NLM’s PubMed. PubMed provides access to citations from the MEDLINE database and additional life science journals. It also includes links to many full-text articles at journal Web sites and other related Web resources.  Free
Oaister OAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). Today, OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.  Free
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health SourceTM provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 1,050 titles, with over 875 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,300 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.  Password
PsycARTICLES (EBSCO) PsycARTICLES®, from the American Psychological Association (APA), is a definitive source of full text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology. The database contains over 178,000 articles from nearly 100 journals published by the APA, its imprint the Educational Publishing Foundation (EPF), and from allied organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association and the Hogrefe Publishing Group. It includes all journal articles, book reviews, and letters to the editor, and errata from each journal. Coverage spans 1894 to present.  Password
Redalyc Content: 916 Scientific journals and 3551 081 full text articles from Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal  Free
Public Health Image Library Much of the information critical to the communication of public health messages is pictorial rather than text-based. Created by a Working Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the PHIL offers an organized, universal electronic gateway to CDC’s pictures.  Free
Questia Trusted Online Research Questia is the first online library that provides 24/7 access to the world’s largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles. You can search each and every word of all of the books and journal articles in the collection.  Free
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The primary mission of the NIH Stem Cell Unit (SCU) is to characterize and compare pluripotent human stem cells.  We have analyzed the growth and culture conditions of all 21 human embryonic stem cell lines approved under the August 2001 Presidential Executive Order. Here we make available to the scientific community the results of our rigorous characterization of these cell lines at a more advanced level. This should allow scientists to confidently select the lines most suitable for their intended experiments.  Free
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TOXNET Databases Toxicology Data Network. Your resource for searching databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases  Free
United States Census Bureau Our population statistics cover age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, migration, ancestry, language use, veterans, as well as population estimates and projections. The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source of statistical data tracking the national economy.  Free
United States Department of Agriculture. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion The Healthy Eating Index (HEI) is a measure of diet quality that assesses conformance to federal dietary guidance. 
United States Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library  The Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) is a leader in on-line global nutrition information. Located at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) of USDA, the FNIC Web site contains over 2500 links to current and reliable nutrition information.  Free
U.S. Department of Agriculture. National Agricultural Library: Food Dictionaries and Encyclopedia Contains glossaries for food, baking, drinking water, cooking terms, herbs and spices. Free
United States Fish and Wildlife Service. National Digital Library The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video, most of which are in the public domain. 
United States Geological Survey: Maps, Imagery and Publications The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information. 
The Visible Human Project. From National Library of Medicine The Visible Human Project® is an outgrowth of the NLM’s 1986 Long-Range Plan. It is the creation of complete, anatomically detailed, three-dimensional representations of the normal male and femalehuman bodies. Acquisition of transverse CT, MR and cryosection images of representative male and female cadavers has been completed. The male was sectioned at one millimeter intervals, the female at one-third of millimeter intervals.  Free
WEB MD WebMD has created an organization that provides on the Internet credible health information, supportive communities, and in-depth reference material.  Free
WHOLIS WHOLIS is the World Health Organization’s library database. WHOLIS indexes all WHO publications from 1948 onwards and articles from WHO-produced journals and technical documents from 1986 to the present. Thousands of WHO publications and technical documents in digital format are already available online through WHOLIS. Free