Cochrane Collection Plus, a comprehensive collection of databases on all aspects of the medical profession from the Cochrane Library, combines the NHS Economic Evaluation Database (NHS EED) and Health Technology Assessments (HTA) with the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(CDSR), Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects(DARE) and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials.
Web of Science (formerly Web of Knowledge) offers a wide range of interdisciplinary content. Also included: prominent journals and conference proceedings, Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1985-present); Science Citation Index (1955-present); and Social Sciences Citation Index (1900-present).
Health and Society in Video is a collection of streaming documentaries focusing on health issues and their impact on society. Covers topics such as pediatric AIDS, breast cancer, the Obama administration’s healthcare plan, addiction, hospice care, Alzheimer’s disease, organ donation, malnutrition, access to healthcare, and other issues. At completion, the collection will include documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews—from producers such as Fanlight Productions, BBC, PBS, Point du Jour International, and Aquarius Healthcare Media.
General Purpose Databases
These Databases provide scholarly articles from almost any academic field, including health & medicine:
Google Scholar is a freely available scholarly search engine that allows you to search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles – from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
This is a freely accessible site. Contents may change without warning.
Academic Search Premier contains the full text for nearly 4,700 publications, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. Academic Search Premier includes articles from nearly every area of academic study including: social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies and more.