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AgeLine; EBSCO

AgeLine is the premier source for the literature of social gerontology and includes aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. AgeLine also includes information for professionals working in aging-related fields and for consumers.

aging; health sciences; social sciences more

AHFS; American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

Patient drug information, available in both English and Spanish published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists,. It includes more than a thousand drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers. This content is updated monthly.

health sciences  

American Doctoral Dissertations; EBSCO

This free research database indexes thoundands of theses and dissertations accepted by American universities from 1902 to the present and provides links to full text, when available.

general subjects; arts and sciences; business; health sciences; sciences; social sciences  

Biomedical Reference Collection Basic; EBSCO

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic provides access to 100 full text journals covering such disciplines as clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and the preclinical sciences. All journals in the database are also indexed in MEDLINE.

biology; medicine;
health sciences; sciences

Boston Public Library Electronic Resources
Note: see BPL eCard web page

A wide range of electronic resources available to Boston Public Library card holders. Note: cards may be obtained via the BPL's web page and are available to residents of Massachusetts. Please see BPL eCard web page for more information.

arts and sciences; business;
general subjects; health sciences; reference;
social sciences; sciences; statistics

CINAHL Plus with Full Text; EBSCO

CINAHL® Plus with Full Text provides indexing for over 2000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with coverage dating as far back as 1937. Also included are: Evidence-Based Care Sheets, full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials.

nursing; occupational therapy;
health sciences

Cochrane Library; EBSCO

The Cochrane Library via EBSCO contains four of the seven Cochrane Databases. Emphasis is on evidence-based medicine and information on research methodology.

health sciences

Family Health Database; Proquest

Consumer health - journal articles and magazines.

health sciences  

Films on Demand; Films Media Group

A collection of streaming films and video segments in the humanities & social sciences, business & economics, science & mathematics, health & medicine, technical education, family & consumer sciences, careers & job searching, and guidance & counseling. Closed captions and/or interactive transcripts are available for many, but not all, titles.

online films; general subjects; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Health & Medical Collection; Proquest

Clinical and biomedical, consumer health, health administration, etc. - journal articles.

health sciences  

Health and Wellness Resource Center; Gale/Cengage

Health and Wellness Resource Center includes health/medical journals, pamphlets, videos from partner Healthology, Inc., and full text articles.

health sciences more

Health Management Database; Proquest

Health administration - journal articles, dissertations.

health sciences  

Health Reference Center Academic; Gale/Cengage

Periodicals and reference book content that supports research in the health sciences.

health sciences more

Health Source - Consumer Edition; EBSCO

Provides abstracts and indexing for consumer health, nutrition and professional periodicals. Includes full-text for some journals. Also includes patient-oriented drug information in lay language.

consumer health sciences;
health sciences

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition; EBSCO

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides access to access to index/abstracts and full text journals focusing on the health sciences. It also includes content from some nursing journals and patient-oriented drug information.

health sciences more

Journals@Ovid; Ovid

Search system offering access to nursing journals published by Lippincott and a variety of nursing e-books. Limited to 3 simultaneous users.

nursing journals and books;
health sciences

JSTOR: Arts and Sciences Collections I-IX

Provides full-text access to back issues of selected scholarly books and journals across all academic disciplines. Particularly useful for Humanities and Social Sciences. Journals have a 3-5 year embargo on current issues. SSU subscribes to nine collections: Arts and Sciences I-IX.

journal collection; arts and humanities; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more


Created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), the MEDLINE databases uses Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) consisting of sets of terms in a hierarchical structure which allows users to search at various levels of specificity. Cointains over 1,400 full text journals. Updated daily.

medicine; nursing;
health sciences

Nursing and Allied Health Collection; Gale/Cengage

Periodicals and reference materials for health professionals.

nursing; occupational therapy;
health sciences

Nursing & Allied Health Database; Proquest

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.

In addition, researchers gain exclusive access to evidence-based nursing information from the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI). These resources include Systematic Reviews, Evidence Summaries, and Best Practice Information Sheets. Users also receive access to Rapid Assessment Protocol internet database (RAPid) and System for the Unified Management, Assessment and Review of Information (SUMARI). It also includes exclusive Video Training from Medcom, Inc.and multicultural reports from CultureVision.

nursing; Joanna Briggs Institute evidence based nursing documents; occupational therapy; health sciences more

Nursing Resource Center; Gale/Cengage

Nursing Resource Center offers unequalled content that is geared to the education and research needs of nursing and allied health students. This comprehensive collection offers key information in various media types: Encyclopedia articles on various related topics; Journal citations; More than 200 animations; Medical illustrations; Disease overviews; Drug monographs; Sample care plans.

nursing; occupational therapy;
health sciences

OT Search; AOTA

Occupational therapy database from the American Occupational Therapy Association.

occupational therapy;
health sciences

Ovid; Ovid

Search system offering access to nursing journals published by Lippincott and a variety of nursing e-books.

nursing journals and books;
health sciences

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection; Gale/Cengage

Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine. The database offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more. Updated weekly.

physical therapy; sports medicine; health sciences more

PILOTS Database; Proquest

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, this database covers the Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress. Its goal is to include citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events without any limitations to coverage and inclusion.

post-traumatic stress disorder; health sciences; social sciences more

Proquest Central; Proquest

Access many Proquest databases through PQ Central.

arts and sciences; business; general subjects; health sciences; sciences; social sciences more

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection; EBSCO

Provides access to psychology journals on such topics as emotional & behavioral characterisitics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, and more. Coverage 1965 to present.

health sciences; social sciences
Psychology Database; Proquest

Provides access to psychology journals relating to theory and practice in numerous areas of study in the field. Coverage 1971 to present.
psychology; health sciences; social sciences  


Provides access to journal articles and other materials in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related fields. Coverage 1800s to present.

health sciences; social sciences


Provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

psychology; education; tests; health sciences; social sciences more

Public Health Database; Proquest
See: Proquest

Health, Medicine - journals articles, magazines, news, reports and dissertations

health sciences  

SPORTDiscus with Full Text; EBSCO

SPORTDiscus is a comprehensive, international database containing sport and fitness literature. The database contains records on sports medicine, exercise physiology, bioimechanics, and other sport and fitness related topics. 

health sciences; social sciences

Vault: Rankings and Reviews of Companies, Interships, Schools; Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.

all subjects  

Wiley Online Library; Wiley

Wiley Online Library provide access to over 6 million articles from over 1500 journals, over 19,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.

business; sciences; social sciences; health sciences;
journal collection