Palomar College Library
Online Research Databases
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Science & Technology Databases
Health Source: Nursing (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This provides nearly 600 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals.
Health Source: Consumer (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
With Health Source - Consumer Edition you can search for information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Features searchable full text for over 190 journals, as well as abstracts and indexing for over 205 general health, nutrition and professional health care publications.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This contains consumer-oriented health content, covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. It also contains the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide, which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
CINAHL (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
The authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. Provides full-text, indexing, and/or abstracting for current nursing and allied health journals and publications dating back to 1937.
ScienceDirect Physical Sciences Journals /
College Edition
Open Database  Display Database Description
Our ScienceDirect subscription offers coverage of over 650 journals in the physical sciences, and access to citations and other content from other journals and books in other disciplines. Tips on Using ScienceDirect
ScienceDirect Health & Life Sciences Journals /
College Edition
Open Database  Display Database Description
This includes over 1000 full-text scholarly and peer reviewed journals in the health and life sciences. Tips on Using ScienceDirect
PsycARTICLES (APA/EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This contains comprehensive full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles from 63 journals from the American Psychological Association (APA) and related organizations, from 1894 to present.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Provides coverage of more than 576 full text journals, including nearly 550 peer-reviewed titles. Covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and
PubMed Central Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journals, available from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
GreenFILE (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, including content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
MEDLINE (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Journal citations and abstracts in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the pre-clinical sciences. Some full text articles are available, others may be found by checking the Library's electronic, print, or microfilm periodical holdings.
Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics: Evidence
Analysis Library 
  Open Database  Display Database Description
The AND Evidence Analysis Library is a synthesis of nutritional research on important dietetic practice, including systematic reviews (developed by AND members). Tips on using EAL
JSTOR Open Database  Display Database Description
Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences (collections I, II, III, VII, Music, Language & Literature), Life Sciences, and Public Health Reports. Full-text backfiles (up to the latest three to five years) of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences, biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering. Tips on using JSTOR.
Military & Government (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Provides current news for all branches of the military. Includes full text from over 300 periodicals, and other publications. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for over 400 magazines.
Safari Tech Books Online Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a searchable database of current information technology, programming, and business books and manuals. The database includes imprints from the most recent 3 years. Additionally, Safari includes a reference section for general knowledge workers/users who need quick answers to questions about desktop applications.
Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source (EBSCO) Open Database  Display Database Description
Dentistry & Oral Sciences SourceTM contains more than 180 full-text journals, and cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts spanning dozens of years for more than 230 journals and dozens of monographs. It includes indexing for all dentistry and oral sciences journals commonly purchased by dental schools and other related institutions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Open Database  Display Database Description
This is a non-sponsored, advertising-free database of detailed, evidence-based data on individual natural ingredients (e.g., glucosamine, echinacea, etc) and commercially-available brand-named products that contain them. It includes monographs for each that provide detailed information about the products, including how they are used, effectiveness, safety (including a peer-reviewed numerical safety rating), adverse reactions, interactions with prescription/OTC drugs, etc. The database links out to external peer-reviewed research studies in the health and medical literature. Online CE courses for health-related professional are also included. Tips on searching?
** Subscription expired June 30, 2013!
Open Database  Display Database Description
AccessScience contains over 8,500 online articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology (10th ed.), research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 15,000 illustrations and graphics, biographies of well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography®, the latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos, and media-rich content, terms, images and videos. Contributors are more than 5000 researchers, including 36 Nobel Prize winners.
Intelecom Open Database  Display Database Description
INTELECOM is a hosted digital repository of academic video clips - streamed on demand, covering a variety of video collections including Biological Sciences, Oceanography, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and Environmental Studies. Videos may be downloaded and embedded in course software such as Blackboard. Helpful Tip: How to Export a Clip List