Health and Science

Databases for articles on Health & Science.

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Academic OneFile

Academic OneFile provides more than 10,000 peer-reviewed journals with fact-based, reliable, unbiased content. It includes strong coverage of hard sciences, medicine, engineering and business.

Academic Search Premieravl_logo

Academic Search Premier has information in nearly every area of academic study and includes full-text for more than 4,600 journals, including more than 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

Agriculture Collection

The Infotrac Agriculture Collection provides information from practical farming tips to the latest scientific studies from agricultural research centers. With a strong emphasis on full-text coverage of titles in the Agricola index, the database comprises over 400 agricultural periodicals as well as relevant, in-depth reference titles from Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning.

Alt HealthWatchavl_logo

Alt HealthWatch focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness and provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine. It offers full text articles for more than 180 international and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

CiteSeer: Scientific Literature Digital Library

CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.

Expanded Academic ASAPavl_logo

Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers -many with full text and images. It includes information about the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology.

GREENR Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources

GREENR database is for students and faculty interested in an academic approach to environmental topics. It is a resource that combines news, commentary, audio, video, primary source documents, images, conference reports, stats, and more. The content is from Gale academic publishing partners including Elsevier and Sage publications.

Health Source-Consumer Editionavl_logo

Health Source-Consumer Edition is a collection of consumer health information available to libraries worldwide, providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. It provides access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Editionavl_logo

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It also features the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

IOP Science

IOP Publishing provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide. IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics (IOP), a not-for-profit society. Faulkner purchases a plan that allows freedom to browse the database and download a certain number of articles in a 12-month period.


The JSTOR archive holds the complete digitized back runs of core scholarly journals, starting with the very first issues, some dating as far back as the 1600s. Faulkner University users have access to both the Arts & Sciences III and Arts & Sciences IV Collections.

Medline Plusavl_logo

From the U. S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, this government database features extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 650 diseases and conditions.

National Science Digital Library

National Science Digital Library is the Nation’s online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Designed primarily for K-16 educators, but anyone can access the library and search at no cost. (Access to most of the resources discovered through NSDL is free; however, some content providers may require a login, or a small fee or subscription to retrieve their specific resources.)

Oxford Reference Online Premiumavl_logo

Oxford Reference Online offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.


PubMed is a free online database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, including citations to journals found in MEDLINE.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

A great resource for Physical Education majors, it is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more.

USDA National Nutrient Database

USDA National Nutrient Database provides authoritative food composition databases and state of the art methods to acquire, evaluate, compile and disseminate composition data on foods available in the United States.

Wiley Online Library

The Wiley Online Library provides access to citations, abstracts, and full text from journals published by John Wiley & Sons and Blackwell. The subjects covered include business, chemistry, computer science, earth & environmental science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics & statistics, medicine, physics & astronomy, polymers & material science, psychology, and the social sciences. It is truly international in scope, and Faulkner subscribes to a large group of these journals.