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New Health Related Databases from Ebsco

UMC faculty, staff and students have access to four new health and medical related databases. They are part of the ELM statewide databases.


  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health topics.

  • Alt HealthWatch focuses on health issues from the perspective of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

  • Ebsco's Consumer Health Complete is designed to be a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is intended to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

  • Ebsco's Health Source: Consumer Edition a collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

Ebsco's Alt HealthWatch focuses on health issues from the perspective of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.

Ebsco's Consumer Health Complete is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics.

Ebsco's Health Source: Consumer Edition is a collection of consumer health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others. This database also includes searchable full text for current, health-related pamphlets and more than 130 health reference books, including books published by the People's Medical Society.

Ebsco's Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides access to nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong

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