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    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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