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Suggested keywords

Try searching one or a combination of the following keywords in the databases:

Alternative medicine
Behavioral medicine
Evidence based medicine
Human anatomy
Mental health
Nursing research
Patient education
Practice guidelines
Practice parameters
Primary care
Public health


What is scholarly information?

Want to make sure you're using the best information for your research? The best academic papers rely primarily on scholarly information. If your information does not come from a scholarly source, you will need to evaluate your sources to make sure they are worth using in your paper.


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You can begin your search here. This search box automatically searches Health Source (Consumer Edition), Health Source (Nursing/Academic Edition), and Consumer Health Complete.

Note: if you are off campus you will be asked to provide your 14 digit RU ID beginning with 23311

Health databases
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Article databases - health & medicine

  • MedLine with Full Text  
    provides the authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and pre-clinical sciences found on MEDLINE, plus the database provides full text for more than 1,470 journals indexed in MEDLINE.
  • PubMed
    PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles (some of which are free) and other related resources.
  • SciFinder Scholar - Existing User  
    Full access to the Chemical Abstracts database. Use this SciFinder Scholar Online Registration Link that is specified for Roosevelt users to sign up to use this service. After you submit the form, CAS sends you an e-mail message with instructions for completing the registration process. Therefore, you must have an e-mail address with the or e-mail domain. Use this link for more information about SciFinder Scholar.
  • American Chemical Society  
    The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of more than 40 peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation.
  • Biological Abstracts
    Complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,300 journals internationally. It provides access to the information in virtually every life science discipline and contains nearly 13.2 million archival records from as far back as 1969, with more than 370,000 citations added each year.
  • American Medical Association  
    The library subscribes to 10 of the JAMA specialty journals, which offer enhanced access to the research, reviews, and perspectives shaping the future of medicine. Through a variety of innovative tools, The JAMA Network provides the insights that matter most to medical research and practice.
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition  
    This database provides full text access to 550 scholarly full text journals with abstracts and indexing for more than 850 journals. Coverage of many medical disciplines, with focus on nursing and allied health.

Article databases - general

  • Academic Search Premier  
    This multi-disciplinary database offers full text for nearly 4,515 scholarly journals, including more than 3,630 peer-reviewed titles.
  • Academic OneFile
    Provides a combination of indexing, abstracts, images, and full text for scholarly and general interest journals embracing all academic disciplines. Offers citations to articles in 8,000 scholarly journal titles, nearly 4,000 of which afford full text.
  • Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
    Provides searchable access to a comprehensive spectrum of full-text information from over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic needs covering news, business, legal, medical, reference resources. Includes: National and regional newspapers, U.S. Federal and state case law; Shepard’s® Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases; and business news journals, company financial information, etc.

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23311+ your 9 digit personal ID number

If you have problems, see our Remote Access FAQ or contact the Library.

Citation help

  • Writing and Citation Guide
    This Research Guide provides tips and resources for citing sources using MLA, APA, and other citation styles.

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