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Databases for Allied Health

Allied health databases

Gold Star icon Allied Health Search (EBSCOhost)
Simultaneously search CINAHL Plus with Full Text, MEDLINE, Consumer Health Complete, Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source, eBook Clinical Collection, OVID journals, and more.

Gold Star iconAmerican Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) (NEW)
Access to OTA’s top research journal, the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, available through OTC Library.

Gold Star icon Dentistry & Oral Sciences Source
Search academic and professional publications on dentistry including dental public health,, odontology, orthodontology, pediatric dentistry, periodontology, and prosthodontics.

Gold Star iconNursing Reference Center Plus (NEW!)
Essential info including evidence-based care sheets, nursing best practices and CEUs, Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Davis’s Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests with Nursing ImplicationsTaber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, videos, patient education sheets, and more. Get the Nursing Reference Center app

Gold Star iconUpToDate
Clinical decision support for allied health and nursing, providing best practices, patient information, drug information, and clinical calculators. Create a log in to be used when downloading the mobile app (available for Android and iOS).

American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine (Open Access, Available after 1 year)
A biweekly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Thoracic Society, covering respiratory pathophysiology, diseases, and treatments.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text
This is the recommended database for the nursing and many allied health fields. Search the latest nursing & allied health journals, evidence-based care sheets, drug information, and more. Includes Ovid journals.

Films on Demand: Allied Health
Streaming video collection includes introductions and demonstrations to medical terminology and technology, anatomy, patient care, medication & pharmacology, and health care professionalism.

MEDLINE
Search peer-reviewed medical journals, medical guidelines and more on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Nursing Reference Center
Search and browse evidence-based care sheets, information on diseases and drugs, skills and procedures,  patient education sheets, and continuing education units.

Rehabilitation Reference Center
Search and browse evidence-based information on diseases and drugs, patient education sheets, exercise images and research instruments.

ScienceDirect
Search peer-reviewed health and life sciences journals and book chapters published from 1999 to present.

VisibleBody Anatomical Atlas
Mobile app (download here) is recommended; problems frequently reported with desktop version. Comprehensive anatomical atlas includes structures from all body systems: nervous, skeletal, circulatory, muscular, digestive, urinary, lymphatic, endocrine, and reproductive. Does not work well in Internet Explorer.

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