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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

Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic

Biomedical Reference Collection

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.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

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.



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.

CINAHL with Full Text

CINAHL Complete

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

Health Source: Nursing Edition

Health Source:Nursing/Academic 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.


Medline Plus database icon

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.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

Designed for nursing and allied health students with up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. Includes full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries.


PubMed database icon

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.

Gale Health and Wellness

Gale Health and Wellness

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

Nursing and Allied Health

Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health

Includes nearly 6 million articles on nursing and other health fields to support specialized care, treatment, and patient management.