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Nursing/Medical Resources

eatured Databases

Provides extensive coverage of age and age-related issues. Updated 3 times per year.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Patient advisory leaflets providing vital education on medications for patients. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Alt HealthWatch
Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

British Medical Journal
An international, peer-reviewed medical journal.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

CINAHL (Nursing and Allied Health)
Covers over 900 journals related to nursing and the allied health disciplines. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Controlled Trials Register
Contains controlled trials, providing objective data for scientific review.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Contains articles and protocols related to the effects of healthcare.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Cochrane Library
Includes the contents of the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews,  the Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, and  and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Register.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

A comprehensive electronic book collection in the subject area of nursing.

Health Source: Consumer Edition
Features searchable full text for over 190 journals including Consumer Reports on Health and Men’s Health, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides nearly 590 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

International Encyclopedia of Public Health
A comprehensive encyclopedia related to all aspects of global public health. Articles deal with diseases as well as health topics such as aging, diet, and ethical concerns for public health.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Provides information on evidence-based medicine (EBM) to help health care providers and patients make informed decisions about health care problems. (Available to KSU authorized users)

Provides access to more than 60 LWW (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) journals in nursing and health-related fields. (Available to KSU authorized users)

Magill's Medical Guide, Sixth Edition
Easy to use encyclopedia for students and the general public covering medical conditions and treatment.(Available to KSU authorized users)

Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

International index for medical literature, produced by the National Library of Medicine that addresses all aspects of medicine and health care and offers citations from nearly 4,000 journals, books and book chapters, research and other sources (now includes AIDSline, Bioethicsline, and HealthStar). Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Natural Standard
Provides medical research concerning alternative treatments and therapies.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

New England Journal of Medicine
Contains full text articles on the results of important medical research worldwide that originally appeared in the print version of the New England journal of medicine, as well as material issued exclusively for the online edition
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Occupational and environmental medicine
An international peer reviewed journal covering current developments in occupational and environmental health worldwide.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

Oxford Reference Online
Contains entries from over 100 major discipline-related dictionaries and other publications from Oxford University Press. Coverage includes the sciences, foreign languages, art and architecture, politics, business, literature and more. Off-campus access is also available.
(Available to KSU authorized users)

R2 Digital Library
A collection of ebooks for nursing and allied health from one of the leading publishers in the field, Rittenhouse.
(Available to KSU authorized users)


Electronic Journals

JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association)
Archives of General Psychiatry
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Archives of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery

Internet Sites

Alzheimer's Association
American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
American Medical Association
Arthritis Foundation
Cardiovascular Medical Group of Southern California
Centers for Disease Control 
Doctor's Guide to the Internet
Food and Drug Administration
Medical Breakthroughs
Medscape (Requires free registration)
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Library of Medicine
Nursing Sites on the World Wide Web
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
ReleMed (Search Medline articles ordered by relevancy)
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Local Resources


NCLEX Review eBooks (Available on Campus or Off-campus via the VPN):

Bates Examination Videos
Vista course (requires password) that contains videos and images of various types of physical examinations.

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of nursing

Periodicals in KentLINK ...
with a subject heading of nursing--periodicals

Books and Audio/Visual Materials in OhioLINK ...
with a subject heading of nursing

Periodicals in OhioLINK ...
with a subject heading of nursing--periodicals

Electronic Journals for Health Sciences and Medicine

Recent Stark Campus Library Nursing/Medical Purchases

Kent Campus College of Nursing Web Page