Health Resources

(Los recursos para hispanohablantes se enumeran en una página separada.)

FVRL Resources

EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS)

Find links to full-text articles without having to guess in which eResource to look! This search will look in most subscription eResources that contain journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, and serve up results no matter on which platform the article resides. No more trying one eResource after another in search of the article you need!

Open Articles

Use the CloudSourceOA database to find open access research articles.

What is an open access article?

An Open Access article is a research publication that is available under a funding model that provides free full text access to the public, meaning you don't need to log in to view it.

What type of articles will I find in the CloudSourceOA database?

You'll find high quality peer-reviewed research articles covering a broad range of subject areas such as Health Sciences, Environment, Computer Science, Business and many more.

For whom is this material suitable?
  • Anyone looking for in-depth knowledge to meet their information needs
  • Senior high school students, college students, and other adults with research needs
  • Business people needing to monitor industry trends and developments
Who has access?

Full text articles are freely available in the service (and the FVRL catalog - see the "Open Articles" tab in search results). You don't need a library account to access the content.

How do I get to the full text article?

Clicking on the "View Article" button on the results page will open the article in full text format on a new webpage.

Still have questions? You can Get Help Using FVRL's Online Resources.

Health and Wellness (Gale)

Use this eResource to find magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, and information on all health related topics. The materials contained in this resource are intended for informational purposes only.


Find citations and abstracts to worldwide literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological effects of trauma. Produced by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD.

Gale eBooks

Search full-text reference eBooks on a variety of topics, including art, the Gale eBooks business collection, biographies, health, history, sports and more. No limits, holds, or waiting!

Web Resources

MedlinePlus from the National Library of Medicine

Use one of the best starting points for consumer health questions, pharmaceutical information, and current health news. Search for current clinical trials by subject. (Also available in Spanish.)

MedlinePlus en español

Obtenga respuestas a sus preguntas sobre salud, medicamentos y suplementos, y pruebas médicas. También incluye videos, noticias de salud actuales, una enciclopedia médica y recetas saludables.

Prescribers' Digital Reference

Find critical information on prescription drugs including label information, safety alerts, recalls, and more. Label information includes common brand names, adverse reactions, DEA classes, dosage, drug interactions, and more. Formerly known in print form as Physicians' Desk Reference.

Librarian Tips

Tip: look at general knowledge resources

Looking for something a little broader in scope with less detailed information? Try a general knowledge resource.