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Health Research Premium Collection: About

Health Research Premium Collection addresses the diverse needs of professionals, students, researchers, administrators, and others by providing a broad collection of healthcare journals and evidence-based resources

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The products and collections listed below make up the Health Research Premium Collection.  Links are provided to the guides for the specific products for detailed information on searching those products.


  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Communicable diseases
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Digestive diseases
  • Endocrine diseases
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Hemic diseases
  • Immunology
  • Lymphatic diseases
  • Microbiology
  • Musculoskeletal diseases
  • Nervous system
  • Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Surgery
  • Urogenital diseases

What is the Health Research Premium Collection?

In the medical field, access to the latest health care information is always essential, whether it's for students, researchers, medical professionals and other professionals, hospital administrators, or even for patients and their families. Health Research Premium Collection addresses these diverse needs by offering a central access point to an expansive variety of essential content including well over 5,000 sources comprised of scholarly journals, trade journals, books, magazines, reports, audio & video works, wire feeds, newspapers, blogs, and more, from 1946 to the present.

The Health Research Premium Collection serves a wide range of users with a broad collection of health care journals, evidence-based resources, and full-text dissertations and includes the top five ProQuest health and medical databases:

  • Health and Medical Collection – offers expanded in-depth coverage from leading biomedical publications for researchers, students, faculty, and healthcare professionals
    • Medical Database -- clinical and biomedical journal collection with content that covers all healthcare disciplines, including cardiovascular diseases, pediatrics, neurology, respiratory diseases, dentistry, anesthesiology, and others
  • Nursing & Allied Health Database – provides reliable health care information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more
  • Healthcare Administration Database – includes relevant resources for anyone interested in the business of running a health organization
  • Psychology Database – offers key information from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications
  • Public Health Database -- provides core public health literature for students, teachers, researchers, and professionals from journals, videos. news, trade publications and more
  • Consumer Health Database – covers a vast array of subjects for patients and their families, from sports injuries to women's health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, and from eye care to dentistry
  • MEDLINE® -- provides a recognized bibliographic database offering millions of citations from thousands of biomedical and life science journals

More details of the specific content are provided below

Links to the guides for the content listed are available in the left column.

What is the Consumer Health Database?

The Consumer Health Database offers international coverage dating back to 1988 for an enormous range of public health subjects, including pandemics, disaster preparedness, and obesity. Particularly of interest to public library users, the public health topics covered in the collection range from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry. Full-text magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, trade publications and health video clips from INTELECOM are included in the collection. Key titles include Psychiatric Times, Psychology Today, Family Relations, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Men’s Health, Women’s Health Weekly, and Pediatrics for Parents.

What is the Health & Medical Collection?

Health & Medical Collection is a comprehensive medical information resource for researchers, students, faculty, and healthcare professionals. Health & Medical Collection combines the clinical research titles available in Medical Database with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. Health & Medical Collection provides in-depth international coverage from publishers including Elsevier, Massachusetts Medical Society, Springer, Nature Publishing and Cambridge University Press.  Literature coverage of titles date back to 1969.

What is the Public Health Database?

Public Health Database is the ideal starting point for public health information for students, teachers, researchers, and professionals. It delivers core public health literature with centralized access to high quality full-text publications, including scholarly journals. With journals, dissertations, videos, news, trade publications, reports, and more, the database covers a wide variety of disciplines ranging from social sciences to business to biological sciences. Journal results are indexed from core literature collected from a variety of publishers using appropriate public health terminology.

Includes access to current newspaper articles for uncovering timely results on the latest breaking topics pertaining to public health. The Public Health Database also provide access to full-text dissertations covering important topics such as: Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Services Administration, International Public Health, Maternal & Child Health and Occupational Safety & Health.

What is the Psychology Database?

Psychology Database is ProQuest’s highly accessible full-text resource for students, teachers, and researchers. Health and social care professionals will also find this database useful and accessible. It combines high impact full text from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications, with diverse sources of content including dissertations and training videos to help new students bridge theory with practice.

The database encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychological and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more. 

A number of the titles are heavily cited and have a strong set of Thomson Reuters’ impact factors from the Journal Citation Reports ®. Titles include:

  • The American Journal of Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
  • The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Development and Psychopathology
  • The Psychological Record

What is Nursing & Allied Health Database?

Nursing & Allied Health Database provides users with reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more. This versatile database is designed to meet the needs of researchers at healthcare facilities as well as nursing and allied health programs at academic institutions.

What is the Health Management Database?

The Healthcare Administration Database is designed for researchers studying the field of health administration. This high-demand healthcare management content provides the most reliable and relevant information on a wide range of topics, including hospitals, insurance, law, statistics, business management, personnel management, ethics, health economics, and public health administration.

What is MEDLINE?

MEDLINE® is a bibliographic database produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. The database contains millions of citations, derived from thousands of biomedical and life science journals, and indexed with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) from the NLM controlled vocabulary. Extending back to 1946, annual input now exceeds 700,000 citations.

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