Health, Medicine, Nursing
Library Subscription Services
Current PVCC students, faculty and staff have access through computers both on and off campus.
EBSCO (for mobile devices) provides citations and abstracts or the full text of articles.
EBSCO Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition has full-text articles from scholarly journals on medical disciplines and includes a drug guide with patient education sheets.
EBSCO Health Source: Consumer Edition provides full-text articles on consumer health information.
MEDLINE, created by the National Library of Medicine, provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences and more.
Consumer Health Complete offers consumer- and patient-related health information. The collection includes over 170 full-text reference books as well as evidence-based reports, fact sheets and pamphlets.
OVID provides full-text nursing and medical journals.
Books@OVID provide access to full-text nursing titles. Topics covered include care plans, nursing diagnosis and pathophysiology.
APA PsycNET contains citations, abstracts and full-text, scholarly journal articles and books about psychology and behavioral science.
Science in Context provides abstracts or the full text of scholarly journal articles as well as reference and multimedia material.
EBL offers access to a collection of electronic books in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.
SciVerse ScienceDirect is a collection of electronic books covering the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health.
Springer eBook Collection offers ebooks in the subject areas of behavioral science, biomedical and life science, computer science, and earth and environmental science.
Alt HealthWatch provides full-text articles from journals and other materials for holistic and complementary approaches to health care.
Wiley Online Library provides access to full-text articles on a variety of topics. Select "medicine" to search in health-related journals.
CSA Illumina Cambridge Scientific Abstracts provides access to 35 scientific databases.
CWI Contemporary Women's Issues provides a global perspective on critical issues and events that affect women.
Annual Reviews provides systematic, periodic examinations of scholarly advances in science and social science through critical authoritative reviews. Search by broad subjects (called "suites") or by more narrow series, including microbiology, public health, psychology and sociology.
Complete Human Diseases and Conditions
Encyclopedia of Bioethics
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol and Addictive Behavior
Encyclopedia of Public Health
Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine
Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer
Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: Infancy Through Adolescence
Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine
Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health
Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests
Infectious Diseases: In Context
Lippincott's Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans, 8th ed.
Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, 2010 ed.
Medicine, Health and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources
Nurses' Guide to Clinical Procedures, 6th ed.
Nursing Care Plans and Documentation: Nursing Diagnoses and Collaborative Problems, 5th ed.
Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice, 2010 ed.
Pain Management Evidence-Based Tools and Techniques for Nursing Professionals
World of Sports Science
Librarian's Corner A Web guide containing information specific to NUR 100 and 254. Links to appropriate resources for certain assignments are provided.
Citation Styles Research Guide A Web guide for both MLA and APA citation styles.