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Useful when you're starting out on a research project. Do simple searches to find topic introductions in a variety of subjects. The mind map tool will help you discover related ideas and terms.
New York Times: Create Your Account
Use your Lone Star email address to create an account via this link. Once you've made an account, you can go straight to the regular NYT site (nytimes.com) and log in as if you were a paying subscriber.
Full-text, balanced, comprehensive journalistic reports and analysis of current and controversial issues of the day.
Finding Scholarly Articles for Health Sciences
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Major full-text database in Nursing and Allied Health, with over 560 journals, and more than 600,000 articles dating back to 1937.
Full text for 180 publications, including many peer-reviewed journals, in the areas of complementary and alternative medicine.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine
Full-text from a variety of medical, nursing and allied health sources: journals, reference books, pamphlets.
Health Source: Consumer Edition
Full text consumer health information from 150 sources on medical sciences, nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health. Contains some scholarly sources but focuses on content from more accessible resources like magazines and news articles.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
This database provides nearly 550 scholarly full-text journals focusing on many medical disciplines. Also features abstracts and indexing for nearly 850 journals. This database is updated twice a week.
Natural & Alternative Treatments
Browsable articles provide an introductory overview for a substance or treatment, then a summary of scientific evidence and any safety issues that come with usage.
Top Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary database; full text of articles from over 5,300 journals, magazines and newspapers, plus image collections.
This full-text, weekly multidisciplinary scientific journal publishes original peer-reviewed research and noteworthy science news (1997 to the present).
Gale in Context: Science
Articles, experiments, videos, and podcasts on the most significant science topics of today. Contains magazine as well as academic journal and news articles.
PLOS (Public Library of Science)
PLoS features "peer-reviewed, open access scientific and medical journals that include original research as well as timely feature articles."