The databases included in this subject specific listing are helpful for finding information on medical topics. Also listed are several professional tools and, towards the bottom of the page, Newspaper databases are included to help with finding information on current events and public opinion.
Articles | Professional Tools | News
NURSING / MEDICINE- Article Databases
CINAHL with Full-Text Includes some full-text journals. Nursing and allied health topics from 1982 - present.
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source Nursing
and allied health topics from 1986- present. Includes 860 full text
journals, 12,300 full text dissertations, chapters from e-reference
books, evidence-based nursing content from the Joanna Briggs Institute,
downloadable training videos from Medcom, and multicultural reports from
The Cochrane Library "A collection of databases that contain high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making."
Health Source Includes some full-text. Health related articles and reference sources available in two editions: Nursing/Academic Edition or Consumer Edition. Years of coverage varies by title.
PubMed Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 -present.
Medline Includes some full-text. Medicine, nursing, and dentistry topics, 1965 - present.
Consumer Health Complete full
text of medical books and journals aimed at general public or average
patient. Includes over 200 health reference books and encyclopedias.
full-text. General psychology and specialized, basic, applied, clinical
and theoretical research in 56 peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific
journals from 1985 -.
million citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book
chapters, books, and dissertations, in psychology and related
disciplines, 1887 - present.
Blackwell Online Journals Some
online access to journals published by Blackwell-Synergy, such as
JOGNN. Look at the icons to determine the level of access for a title.
Some access is on-campus only.
Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership A full-text electronic journal. "The theme of the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is to provide leadership, not only in nursing management, but also in practice, education and research. The Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership is designed to help enable leadership in nursing management, practice, education and research."
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Micromedex Access to clinical databases with information about drugs, labs, toxicology, diseases, acute care, alternative medicine, IV compatibility etc. Also includes access to the CareNotes System. (Note: This database is only available to current Nursing faculty and students. Please see a librarian for database login and password.)
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America's Newspapers Full-text of over 700 local, regional, and national newspapers. Includes Decatur's Herald and Review, Springfield's State Journal Register, plus many more. Years of coverage varies by title.
Access World News Full-text information and perspectives from over 600 U.S. and over 700
Newspaper Source Provides selected full text articles from 143 U.S. and international newspapers.
Chicago Tribune Full-text from 1985 - .
New York Times Complete full-text of the New York Times daily newspaper, from 2000 - .
Dec Online The online version of Millikin University's student newspaper.
Decatur's Herald & Review Full-text online from Janurary 1, 1992 - .