Nursing Databases

Primary Databases

BioMed Central
Peer-reviewed journals in medicine, nursing and science. Note: To access articles on BioMed Central you'll need to register and set up a free personal account.

CINAHL with Full Text
FullText articles in nursing and health. Get the Ebsco mobile app!

Health Reference Center Academic
FullText articles on health issues (also available in PowerSearch)

Health Source - Nursing Edition
FullText articles on medical topics. Also available for mobile devices: Get the Ebsco mobile app!

Peer-reviewed articles for chemistry, biology, nursing, and other sciences. Note: Use of ScienceDirect is available to students in a science seminar course or other upper level nursing or science course. There is no cost to you to request or receive an article, but all requests have to be approved by a member of the faculty. After you find an article in the ScienceDirect database, click the "Order Document" link and fill out the form. If your request is approved, your article will be emailed to you. Please expect a reasonable delay between your request and receipt of the article; though it should be less than 24 hours.

Stat!Ref eBooks
24 essential nursing ebooks. Get the Stat!Ref mobile app!

Additional Databases

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! See our How-To Guide for this database

Health and Wellness Resource Center
FullText articles on health issues 1995- Present

Health Source - Consumer Edition
FullText articles on health topics. Also available for mobile devices: Get the Ebsco mobile app!

Infobase eBooks
9 essential nursing eBooks. Each can be downloaded for use on a mobile device!

Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

National Library of Medicine: PubMed
Search through over 11 million citations in medicine databases

Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.

Oxford Reference Online - Medicine
Fulltext reference books in medicine

FullText database dealing with areas of mental health

Citations and abstracts dealing with mental health issues


Annual Review of Physiology
Covers the significant developments in Physiology, 1939-present

Discover Magazine
Online version of Discover Magazine

Journal of Teaching in Physical Education
Current and past issues available online

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

SHAPE America
Society of Health and Physical Educators

American Dietetic Association
Information and links for nutrition and health

Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
FDA site providing information and research on products

Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Carries out the mission of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Center for Science in the Public Interest
A strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science.

Centers for Disease Control
The leading global agency in preventing and controlling infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, and environmental health threats America's Children
Useful statistics and data about the life and health of America's children

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care
Uses Medicare data to analyze national, regional, and local markets

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services' health information

Healthy People 2020
Federal health objectives and data for gender, race, age, income, etc.

Institute of Medicine
The IOM provides timely reports and information regarding public health in the United States.

Medical information and health resources

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Research and information from the National Institutes of Health

National Center for Health Statistics
Information from the CDC

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Professional organization

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
From the United States Department of Health and Human Services

NLM Gateway
Search National Library of Medicine databases

Public Health Institute
Information regarding health projects and programs around the globe.

Tennessee Dept of Health
Statistics and healthcare legislation from the Tennessee Department of Health