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This guide highlights library resources related to ATC's Healthcare Assistant and Healthcare Science programs Visit each tab to find topic pages and additional content around your particular subject area.
Major GALILEO databases for Healthcare Assistant and Healthcare Science
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new window
This scholarly collection offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study, including archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, food science and technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion and theology, women's studies, and other fields.
CINAHL Plus with full text This link opens in a new window
Offering complete coverage of English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association, CINAHL covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines.
Health Source Nursing This link opens in a new window
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides over 500 scholarly full-text journals focusing on nursing, allied health fields, and many medical disciplines. Patient education sheets from the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide are also included.
Medline (at EbscoHost) This link opens in a new window
Provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health This link opens in a new window
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source also provides evidence-based nursing information from The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI).
Research Library (Proquest) This link opens in a new window
Provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects and includes full-text access for thousands of titles, including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Consumer Health Complete This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, including full text from many health reference books and encyclopedias and thousands of health reports as well as physician-generated videos and hundreds of medical images and diagrams.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection This link opens in a new window
Includes articles from 410 full-text journal covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.
TOXNET This link opens in a new window
A cluster of databases covering toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health and related areas. It is managed by the Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program (TEHIP) in the Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
Alt HealthWatch This link opens in a new window
Focuses on multiple perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
Keywords to try
Searching GALILEO is a bit different than searching GOOGLE. It's tricky to find the right words to describe your topic. Persistence is key! If your first search doesn't bring the results you want, try another one with different words. Here are some keywords to try:
**Use quotation marks around phrases (example: "healthcare industry")
Health Care keywords
- healthcare industry
- nursing care facilities
- residential care
- health practitioners
- ambulatory healthcare
- medical technology
- medical assisting
- medical assistant
- healthcare team
- home healthcare
Healthcare Science Periodicals for ATC
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