LibGuides
Health TopicsThis LibGuide provides an overview of the resources available on Health topics through the MGCCC Libraries.
Nursing/Allied HealthThis LibGuide provides an overview of the resources available on Nursing and Allied Health topics through the MGCCC Libraries.
Subject Databases
Alt-HealthWatch(Magnolia) Full text articles for 180 international journals, reports, pamphlets, booklets, and more, covering the full spectrum of topics in complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Consumer Health Complete(Magnolia) Full text content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Topics include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs and alcohol, fitness, and more.
Films on Demand: Nursing(Infobase) The most comprehensive range of any nursing streaming video service available, this compilation is designed not only to help nursing students excel in their studies and pass licensure exams, but also to prepare them for long-term job success in an increasingly complex health care system. This collection features titles from trusted producers such as Cengage Learning/Concept Media, NEVCO, and more. Titles are segmented for classroom use.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition(Magnolia) Full text, abstracts and indexing for nearly 2000 medical journals, especially in the fields of nursing and allied health.
LexiPals (AHFS Consumer Medication Information)(Magnolia) A database of Patient Advisory Leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients. The approach for each pamphlet is to present each medication in an easy to follow and understand question-and-answer format.
Natural & Alternative Treatments(Magnolia) Current information on complementary and alternative medicine and natural health, including medical conditions, alternative therapies, drug interactions, and homeopathy.
PubMedComprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Salud en Español(Magnolia) Topic specific reports covering all aspects of health and wellness overviews on diseases, conditions, procedures and various treatments. Salud en Español is the one stop resource for evidence-based reports and fact sheets that are all in the Spanish Language.
General Databases that Include Health and Nursing Topics
Academic Search Complete(MELO) A scholarly, multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications. Academic Search Complete includes full-text access to peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracts for magazines, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings. The database features some PDF content going back as far as 1867, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format. Searchable cited references are provided for 1,000 journals.
Academic Search Premier(Magnolia) Indexing for more than 8200 journals, and unmatched full text coverage in biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion & theology, and more, for over 4500 of those titles.
Ebook CentralProQuest Ebook Central is a collection of more than 135,000 full-text ebooks covering a wide range of subjects, including business and economics, computers, technology and engineering, humanities, life and physical science, and social and behavioral sciences.
eBooks(Infobase) Offers access to more than 3,100 current and backlist Infobase titles, spanning a wide range of core, curriculum- oriented subject areas—from history, science, and literature to geography, social issues, the arts, biographies, and more.
eBook Collection(MELO) A database that contains all of the full text eBooks purchased by the MELO consortium.
eBook Community College Collection(MELO) Focused on the academic and trade information needs of community colleges, this multidisciplinary collection contains more than 52,000 eBook titles, with content spanning a range of topics, programs, and fields of study and varying from introductory/basic content to higher-level content, all with a user-friendly search experience and simple download process.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia(Magnolia) Over 25,000 records, including images, biographies, and information in a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference(Gale) Collection of full-text encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources.
MasterFILE Premier(Magnolia) Full text for thousands of periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents, covering a broad range of disciplines, including general reference and science, business, education, health, multicultural issues and more.
Tests/Training
PrepStep for Community Colleges(Create an account to use). PrepSTEP is a dynamic online eLearning platform that can help you prepare for success in school and the workplace. It has self-guided academic skill-building resources and tools for career readiness.