Monday, August 3, 2009

New Health Information for you at the library

Do you want to learn more about the medication you are taking? Or do you need to write a research paper on a medical condition? You can simply go to Santa Clara City Library's Homepage, click on RESEARCH DATABASES, then look for Health and Medicine. Currently, we have several new databases from EBSCO.

Alt Health Watch
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Consumer Health Complete
Here is a good place to begin your search for general health information. It combines information from specific health databases into one search for your convenience.
Also available in Spanish: Salud en Espanol (Consumer Health Complete Spanish version)

Health Source-Consumer Edition
Information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health are found here.

Health Source-Nursing/Academic Edition
Find nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
This is a comprehensive database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational & experimental methods.

written by jh posted by mb