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Health Sciences Databases with Journal, Magazine & Newspaper Articles

To access Oakton Library databases, click on the database name.  From an off-campus computer, use your Oakton username and password to login. Questions? Please call 847.635.1644.

CINAHL Plus Full-Text via EBSCO

Includes full text for nearly 600 journals indexed in CINAHL (Current Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature), a comprehensive source of nursing & allied health journals.
PDF CINAHL Help Guide | HTML CINAHL Help Guide

MEDLINE with Full Text via EBSCO

Includes articles published in more than 5,200 current biomedical journals from the United States and over 80 foreign countries providing authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences.

Nursing/Academic Edition Health Source via EBSCO

Provides a core collection covering more than 542 full-text titles - of which 441 are peer-reviewed - in many medical disciplines including nursing and allied health.
PDF Nursing/Academic Help Guide | HTML Nursing/Academic Help Guide

Consumer Edition Health Source EBSCO

Provides information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.


ScienceDirect is home to almost one-quarter of the world's peer-reviewed full-text scientific, technical and medical content. Many articles include interactive elements such as audio, video, graphs, tables and images. Free Article Access Instructions: Under "Refine your search," check the boxes "Subscribed journals" and "Open Access articles" before performing your search.

Associates Program Source EBSCO

Covers alcohol & drug abuse counseling, biotechnology, computer & data processing, CAD, electrical technology, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement & criminal justice, paralegal studies, and robotics.


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