Health Research

The Electronic Library for Minnesota contains a number of databases to help research health-related topics.

ELM Databases for Health Research

  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Alt Health Watch
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Academic Search Premier
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Student Research Center

Investigate some of these databases using the steps below.

 

Step One: The Basics


Use these fact sheets and short videos to get an introduction to the key features of some of ELM’s health databases.

Fact sheets (Note: You can download editable versions of these fact sheets at the bottom of the page)

Consumer Health Complete

Academic Search Premier


Short videos

Consumer Health Complete (3:20)

Consumer Health Complete (3:20)


Student Research Center (3:39)

Student Research Center (3:39)


 

 

Step Two: Activities


Use these activities to explore ELM’s health databases. Choose an activity below and open up the relevant health database to complete the exercises. (Note: You can download editable versions of these activities at the bottom of the page)

Consumer Health Complete

Academic Search Premier

Also try the Academic Search Premier interactive tutorial


 

Step Three: Advanced


For a little more information on these databases, watch these recorded webinars presented by Reference Outreach & Instruction librarians at Minitex (the institution that manages ELM).

Health and Medical Resources in ELM (50 minutes)

A thorough overview of the Consumer Health Complete medical resource including key features such as accessing Evidence-Based Reports, reference book content, medical images, animations and video as well as searching a variety of health topics. An overview of additional medical databases AltHealth Watch, HealthSource Consumer Edition and HealthSource Nursing will also be covered.

 

 

 

 

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Matt Lee,
Jun 5, 2012, 7:52 AM
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Matt Lee,
Jun 5, 2012, 7:52 AM
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Matt Lee,
Jun 5, 2012, 7:52 AM
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Matt Lee,
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