Health Administration Databases & Descriptions

Health Administration Research Guide


ABI Inform Global indexes over 10,000 worldwide business periodicals for information on advertising, marketing, economics, human resources, finances, taxation and computers. There is also factual information on over 60,000 companies.

Academic Search Elite (EBSCO)

Indexing and abstracts for 3,484 journals with fulltext for over  2,000 journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles.

Annual Reviews

A searchable database for bibliographic records from 1984-1995. Provides annual reviews of to over 29 fields in three subject areas (biology and medical sciences, physical sciences, and social sciences). Full-text from 1996 to the present. Updated annually.

Emerald Library

Full text collection of 130 academic and professional journals primarily from the MCB University Press, Bradford, UK. Includes about 20,000 fully referenced, scholarly articles covering a wide range of topics. Coverage is from 1989 to the present.   

Films on Demand

Films On Demand is a vendor of web-based digital video delivery service.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO)

Health Source®: Nursing/Academic Edition provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Coverage of nursing and allied health is particularly strong, including full text from multiple nursing journals. In addition, this database includes the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide which covers 1,300 generic drug patient education sheets with more than 4,700 brand names.

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (H.W. Wilson):

Indexes periodicals from the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia to meet the research needs of attorneys, law professors, librarians, law students, paralegals, and others involved with the law.


JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed General Medical Journal published 48 times per year. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.


Provides access to journals, magazines, and newspapers in full text format. The subject areas covered are news, business, law, health, and reference. This database is updated daily, and sources can be searched for the last five or ten years, and in some cases back 30 plus years to provide bibliographic records. This database contains over 5200 sources.

MEDLINE (FirstSearch-Full Text)

Corresponds to the print edition of Index Medicus, Index to Dental Literature, and International Nursing Literature. Over 9,580 journals are indexed, beginning in 1965. The First Search version allows you to link your search results to the Weinberg Library holdings

MEDLINE/PubMed (Free to everyone)

MEDLINE is the largest component of PubMed, the freely accessible online database of biomedical journal citations and abstracts created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM®). Approximately 5,400 journals published in the United States and more than 80 other countries have been selected and are currently indexed for MEDLINE. For additional information, please see the NLM Fact Sheet: What's the Difference Between MEDLINE and PubMed?

MEDSCAPE (Free with registration)

Access to Medscape is FREE, but requires a one-time membership registration. Medscape is organized by medical specialty, with each supported specialty having its own custom Web Site. Medscape's content comes from an assortment of sources including: clinical eJournals, more than 50 medical journals and textbooks, professional medical news from Reuters, MedscapeWire, and medical news journal publishers, business and finance publishers, managed care and medical practice publishers, and more. This internet site is updated daily, and contains links to MEDLINE as well as other web-based medical sites.

NLM Gateway (Free to everyone)

NLM Gateway is intended for the user who is new to the National Library of ’s online resources. It searches simultaneously: MEDLINE/PubMed, OLDMEDLINE, LOCATORplus, AIDS Meetings, Health Services Research Meetings, HSRProj, MEDLINEplus (the NLM’s database for medical consumers), and DIRLINE. In addition, it contains information that was formerly available in: AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, HealthSTAR, HISTLINE, POPLINE, SPACELINE, and TOXLINE.

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated full-text database in the market today totaling more than 11,250 titles—with over 8,400 titles in full text. It serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels in all markets.

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete

ProQuest Health and Medical Complete™ combines clinical research titles with hundreds of additional consumer and health administration titles. Also provides in-depth coverage from over 1,440 publications with nearly 1,200 available in full text and of these, over 970 include MEDLINE® indexing. In addition, the database includes all charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to medical research.

ProQuest Nursing and Allied Health Source

ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source™ 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. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source provides abstracting and indexing for more than 850 titles, with over 715 titles in full-text, plus more than 12,000 full text dissertations representing the most rigorous scholarship in nursing and related fields.

ProQuest Research Library

From business and political science to literature and psychology, ProQuest Research Library™ provides one-stop access to a wide range of popular academic subjects. The database includes more than 3,950 titles—over 2,700 in full text—from 1971 forward. It features a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers. ProQuest Research Library consists of two components: a core list of periodicals; plus 15 supplemental subject-specific modules.

SAGE Journals Online

Fulltext access to over 460 journals in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and caregivers. The Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Science Direct

Includes the full text of 175 Academic Press journals. Its aim is to improve access to scientific journals starting with the complete 1996 issues. Over 2000 articles are added monthly. Subject areas covered in this database are applied sciences, social sciences, dentistry,  nursing, economics, business law and finance.


SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer. SpringerLink currently offers full-text access to 73 philosophy journals and nearly 1000 philosophy books. To restrict your search to resources to which the Library has access, remove the check mark from the box that says “Include Preview-Only Content.”

Wiley Online Library

Indexes 1,000 journals, major reference works, online books, laboratory manuals and management resources. Fulltext of articles is available only for those journals to which the library subscribes. Indexing is interdisciplinary. Users may search all disciplines or select: business, life sciences, chemistry, mathematics and statistics, computer science, earth and environmental science, physics, astronomy, education, polymers and material science, engineering, psychology, law, and social sciences.
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