Consumer Health links

Health Reference Center: Academic

Integrated collection of medical and professional periodicals, general interest health and fitness magazines, medical references and pamphlets. Designed for nursing and allied health students. Over 700 sources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Consumer health information. Access to nearly 300 full-text consumer health periodicals with indexing and abstracts for more than 300 additional periodicals. Full-text access to a variety of pamphlets and health reference books.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Provides 550 full text journals focusing on medical disciplines, and the Lexi-Pal Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets and 4,700 brand names.

ScienceDirect Reference Works

Hundreds of encyclopedias, reference and e-books covering many disciplines.


For medical practioners and patients. Has full-text medical reference works, including Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment; Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV-TR), Family Medicine Principles and Practice, the Merk Manual, and Stedman's Medical Dictionary.