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.
- Aging and Health
- Bachelor of Health Sciences
- Family Medicine
- Global Health
- Health Quality, Risk, and Safety
- History of Medicine
- Human Anatomy
- Indigenous Health
- Life Sciences and Biochemistry
- Medical Specialties & Graduate Medicine
- Psychiatry & Mental Health
- Public Health
- Rehabilitation & Health Leadership
- Rehabilitation Therapy
- Translational Medicine
Tools & Resources
- Bachelor of Health Sciences Toolbox
- Case-Based Learning
- Evidence Based Practice
- Health Sciences Mobile Apps
- Health Sciences Multimedia
- Point of Care Tools
Research and Writing
Publication coverage: 1981 - very recent articlesCINAHL 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.).
Publication coverage: 1947 - presentEmbase (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.
Publication coverage: 2001 to presentA fully searchable, working editorial site of articles by scientists and scientific historians in the fields of biochemistry and physiology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, neuroscience, microbiology and virology, plant science, structural biology, and science and society.
Publication coverage: Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to PresentOvid 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.
Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - presentA 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.
News & Events
June is Pride month. View the Health Sciences Unit’s display of books and reports covering LGBTQ health topics in the Bracken Health Sciences Library.
We are pleased to share recent news from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) detailing an award presented to Martha Whitehead, who will be leaving Queen’s for Harvard University in July: