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Health & Science Databases


Alt HealthWatch - Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Consumer Health Complete - Simple interface designed for the everyday health care consumer and contains easily understandable health and medical information. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Health Source: Consumer Edition - This full-text database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition and dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc. In addition to offering full text of more than 80 consumer health magazines, it also offers full-text access to many current health-related pamphlets and reference books. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition - Provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Medline - Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Nursing Resource Center - A collection of core content from recognized reference, textbook and journal publications in the nursing field for nursing students. It includes more than 20 full-text reference books, more than 200 animations, and disease and drug overviews. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection - A comprehensive database covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full-text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.


Science Reference Center - A comprehensive research database that provides full-text access to science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.