Health Sciences

Health Sciences librarians and support staff are here to connect you with health and biomedical information. We support your research and learning with: consultations, course-embedded instruction, tailored subject guides, and expert searches. Queen’s University Library’s health sciences resources are found online and at the Bracken Health Sciences Library, located on the main and lower levels of Botterell Hall.

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CINAHL and Pre-CINAHL

Publication coverage: 1981 - very recent articles

CINAHL plus Pre-CINAHL indexes close to 3,000 English-language journals covering: nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines (e.g. respiratory technology, x-ray technology, etc.).

EMBASE

Publication coverage: 1947 - present

Embase (Excerpta Medica Database) is a biomedical and pharmacological database produced by Elsevier B.V., containing more than 30 million records including articles from more than 8,500 journals published world-wide. It contains bibliographic records with citations, abstracts and indexing derived from biomedical articles in peer reviewed journals, and is especially strong in its coverage of drug and pharmaceutical research, pharmacology and toxicology.

MEDLINE

Publication coverage: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to Present

Ovid MEDLINE ® covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. Information is indexed from approximately 5,600 journals published world-wide.

PubMed

Publication coverage: 1946 –

PubMed includes over 26 million citations for biomedical articles back to 1946. PubMed also includes links to sites providing full text articles and related resources. Mobile access is available for PubMed.

Web of Science

Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - present

A large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.
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Scholars Portal Journals Reaches 50 Million Article Milestone

The Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is proud to announce that Scholars Portal Journals platform has loaded its 50 millionth journal article.

Museum of Health Care
The Museum of Health Care is recruiting Museum Docents

Do you have a passion for history & science? Are you an enthusiastic person who loves teaching and working with children?

The Museum of Health Care is recruiting Museum Docents. 

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