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 Premier  avl_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 HealthWatch  avl_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.

CINAHL Complete

“The definitive research tool for nursing and allied health professionals… users get fast and easy full-text access to top journals, evidence-based care sheets, quick lessons and more… provides broad content coverage including 50 nursing specialties, speech and language pathology, nutrition, general health and medicine and more. Content includes: Full text for more than 1,300 journals indexed in CINAHL Database, Indexing for more than 5,400 journals, Searchable cited references for more than 1,500 journals, Full text dating back to 1937″. Information retrieved from Ebsco website

Expanded Academic ASAP  avl_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 Reference Center Academic 

Health Reference Center Academic is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries, Health Reference Center Academic ensures that researchers get current, scholarly, comprehensive answers to health-related questions” information retrieved from Gale website.

Health Source: Consumer Edition  avl_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 Edition  avl_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 Plus  avl_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.)

Natural & Alternative Treatments

“This database focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to healthcare and wellness. Designed for consumer health researchers and clinicians, Natural & Alternative Treatments is an essential tool that satisfies an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased natural health information…Evidence-based, Natural & Alternative Treatments cites more than 12,000 clinical research studies across 700 articles containing information on medical conditions, alternative therapies, herbs and supplements, functional foods, drug interactions and homeopathy” (Information retrieved from EBSCO Natural & Alternative Treatments). Database available through EBSCO. NOTE: CONTACT THE LIBRARY FOR INFORMATION ON HOW TO ACCESS THIS DATABASE

Oxford Reference Online Premium  avl_logo

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

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world’s most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. As the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and as the database of record for graduate research, PQDTGlobal includes millions of searchable citations to dissertations and theses from 1861 to the present day together with over a million full-text dissertations that are available for download in PDF format.

Each dissertation published since July, 1980 includes a 350-word abstract written by the author. Master’s theses published since 1988 include 150-word abstracts. Simple bibliographic citations are available for dissertations dating from 1637. Where available, PQDTGlobal provides 24-page previews of dissertations and theses. AFTER CLICKING ON THE ABOVE LINK, SCROLL DOWN TO “OTHER  ACCESS OPTIONS” AND BELOW THAT CLICK ON “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN”. IF ON A MOBILE DEVICE, YOU SHOULD SEE “USE YOUR INSTITUTION’S LOCAL LOGIN” TO THE RIGHT OF LOGIN. NOW TYPE IN FAULKNER UNIVERSITY AND SEARCH. THEN CLICK ON FAULKNER UNIVERSITY LINK WHEN IT APPEARS. 


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.

Russian Science Citation Index

“In collaboration with the Scientific Electronic Library (eLibrary.RU), the Russian Science Citation Index on Web of Science™ enables discovery of new insights from Russian publications” Clarivate Analytics Libquides). Part of Web of Science.

SciELO Citation Index

“Get a more complete global picture by discovering new insights from research in Latin America, Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean and South Africa” (Information retrieved from Clarivate Analytics Libquides). Part of Web of Science.

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.

Web of Science (All Databases held)

“Search across all your subscribed content on the platform simultaneously” Clarivate Analytics Libquides) including Web of Science (Science Citation Index Expanded), Web of Science Social Sciences Citation Index, SciELO, and Russian Science Citation Index.

Web of Science (Science Citation Index Expanded)

“Science Citation Index Expanded is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the sciences. It fully covers major journals across 178 scientific disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles” (Information retrieved from Clarivate Analytics Libquides). Part of Web of Science.

Web of Science Social Sciences Citation Index

“Social Sciences Citation Index is a multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences. It fully covers journals across 58 social sciences disciplines and includes all cited references captured from indexed articles..” (Information retrieved from Clarivate Analytics Libquides). Part of Web of Science.

Individual Journals on Health/Science