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Nursing and Allied Health Databases: Databases

Accessing the Databases

NEW: All STCC students, faculty, & staff are now automatically registered in the library system! 

When accessing the databases from off campus, you will be prompted to sign in.

USERNAME  Students can login with Student ID;  Faculty & Staff should login with library barcode.
PASSWORD - Last name in all CAPS

If you are unsuccessful logging in, see

CINAHL with Full Text

Provides full text to nursing and allied health journals. The database includes such disciplines as physical therapy, occupational therapy, consumer health, and alternative therapies.

**View a helpful video: Introduction to CINHAL Complete


MEDLINE (created by the National Library of Medicine) provides information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system and more. Search many journal articles, some with linked full text.

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Access to nearly 400 full-text health and medical journals, hundreds of pamphlets, and more than 700 health-related videos.

Health Reference Center Academic

Provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources. The material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

This collection of consumer health information provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health, with access to consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing Edition

This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features AHFS Drug Information, which covers generic drug patient education sheets with many brand names.

Medcom Nursing Collection

Dozens of Nursing and Allied Health videos, ranging in subject from Anatomy and Physiology to Wound Care. The videos contain online post tests, suitable for Continuing Education credits.

Nursing and Allied Health

Includes nearly 6 million articles on nursing and other health fields.

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Designed for doctors, research scientist, students and clinical specialists, this database provides full text for journals in various areas pertaining to medical study, including clinical medicine, nursing, dentistry, and the health care system.


THE index to medical and allied health content. Some full text is available. Ask for help the first time you use PUBMED, as the search interface can be difficult to navigate.


A consumer health resource put together by the U.S. National Library Medicine and National Institutes for Health. MedlinePlus provides consumer friendly searches for health topics and questions. Also connects users to to authoritative information from the NLM.