Core Resources

  • Biological Abstracts/BIOSIS
    A complete collection of bibliographic references covering life science and biomedical research literature published from more than 4,000 journals internationally. This database provides users with easy access to the latest information in virtually every life science discipline. Fitchburg State Coverage is 1955 to the present and most of the records include informative abstracts written by the author. It is produced by Thomson Scientific.

  • Biomedical Reference Collection: Basic
    Full text journals in a variety of areas pertaining to medical study.

  • Education Source
    Large comprehensive source for full-text and bibliographic material covering scholarly research and information relating to all areas of education.

  • ERIC (EBSCOhost version)
    ERIC, the Education Resources Information Center, is a national information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Library of Education, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. It provides access to full text, references, citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals the majority of which are peer-reviewed. In addition to the journal literature, ERIC indexes education-related materials from a variety of sources, including scholarly organizations, professional associations, research centers, policy organizations, university presses, the U.S. Department of Education and other federal agencies, and state and local agencies. Individual contributors submit conference papers, research papers, dissertations, and theses. Many of these ERIC documents provide access to full text as well.

  • Health And Wellness Resource Center
    A great resource to begin your research into health issues, this database provides access to full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works and multimedia tools to provide medical information. Now includes Alternative Health.

  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
    Scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines.

  • JSTOR - Public Health Journals
    To help support the JSTOR community during this challenging time, we and our participating publishers have made 26 newly released Public Health journals available for free access through Dec. 31, 2020.

    Topics addressed include Epidemiology, Health Policy and Administration, Occupational and Environmental Health, Health Equity and the Culture of Health, Aging, Bioethics, and Health Promotion.

  • MEDLINE
    Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

  • ProQuest Biology Database
    Access to a wide range of biology topics. The database includes over 285 titles, with more than 250 available in full text.

  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
    Full text coverage on topics: emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

  • SPORTDiscus With Full Text
    Comprehensive source of full text for sports & sports medicine journals. Also useful for Physical Education. (Note: 4 simultaneous users)

Supplemental Resources

  • Academic OneFile (Gale)
    Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in many subjects.

  • Academic OneFile Select (Gale)
    A multidisciplinary database featuring scholarly articles, trade and popular news features.

  • Academic Search Ultimate
    Developed to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research, Academic Search Ultimate offers students an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes.

  • Ageline
    Provides access to literature on gerontology and aging in the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics and public policy.

  • BioMed Central
    Contains over 220 relevant full text journals in Biology, Medicine and Technology.

  • CINAHL Complete
    Comprehensive source of full text for nursing & allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1300 journals indexed in CINAHL.

  • Credo Reference
    An easy-to-use database providing dictionary and encyclopedia entries on subjects in all academic disciplines; a scholarly alternative to Wikipedia

  • Ebook Central (Proquest)
    A collection of E-Books. You can either search or browse by subject.
    Note: Formerly known as eBrary E-Books. To download a full book you must create a free account.

  • eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
    This is a multi-disciplinary collection which allows you to search and view the full text of its eBooks. Read an eBook instantly with your web based reader or download eBooks to your portable device.

  • Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile)
    Full text of nursing and allied health journals.

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
    Authoritative information on health-related questions

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences, JSTOR Life Sciences, and JSTOR eBooks
    An advanced, multidisciplinary database featuring secondary resources in history, scholarly articles, over 57,000 eBooks and other resources spanning the humanities and sciences.

  • Kanopy
    Access to streaming films and documentaries across a wide range of disciplines and subject areas.

  • ProQuest Consumer Health
    The Consumer Health Database offers international coverage dating back to 1988 of 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. Provided by over 190 publishers, over 350 full-text magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and trade publications and over 300 health video clips from INTELECOM are included in the collection. Key titles include American Family Physician, Psychiatric Times, Psychology Today, Family Relations, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Men’s Health, Women’s Health Weekly, and Pediatrics for Parents.

  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
    Journal coverage of clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, health administration.

  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
    Find complete, full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications. Includes reliable healthcare information covering nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine, and much more.

  • ProQuest Psychology Journals
    Full-text coverage from top psychology and related publications. Users get access to charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements essential to psychological research.

  • PsycARTICLES (APA: American Psychological Association)
    Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.

  • PsycINFO (APA: American Psychological Association)
    Citations and summaries of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, books, and dissertations, all in psychology and related disciplines, dating as far back as the 1800s.