Database Information

Click on the red and white i button on the left hand side of the database list to find out about the database before you use it.

Databases by Subject

Pull up a subset of the databases to lessen your search time.

All Science databases

All Health, Medicine, & Nursing databases

Direct Full-text Article Search

If you already have an article citation and want to see if you can get a full-text version try Citation Linker (can be found under the E-Journals page)

 OR use OneSearch: Use it to find articles, books, and other materials (eg posters, anatomical models, etc.) in CardCat and all of our databases as well as some resources outside Ball State.

Recommended Beginning Research Tools



Health Source (Nursing Academic Edition)

Ingenta Connect



Medline with Full Text

Oxford Reference Online

PLoS (Public Library of Science)


Web of Science