Journal Indexes


Clinical Trials – Information on more than 4,000 medical studies involving patients and others at 47,000 locations nationwide

DOAJ – The Directory of Open Access Journals, offers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals

NLM Gateway – A single search engine for multiple National Library of Medicine databases or resources.

Medline – Comprehensive index of biomedical journals from 1950 to present. Includes our full text nursing and pediatric journals.

MEDLINEplus – Health information aimed at consumers.

PubMed Central Journals – Open access journals from the National Library of Medicine

PubMed (Medline) – Medline and PreMedline

TOXNET – Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases


CINAHL by Ovid – Cumulated Index to the Nursing and Allied Health Literature.

CINAHL Plus with Full Text by EBSCO

Health Services and Administration

HealthStar – Index to health services, technology, administration and research journals.

HSRProj – Health Services Research Projects in Progress provides information about research-in-progress before results are available in a published format.

NICHSR -National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology

Patient Education

NIH Health Information – The National Institutes of Health provides information on consumer health topics based on research results published in peer-reviewed, scientific literature.


First Search – 55 indexes covering a wide range of subjects