Drain-Jordan Library Database List-Alphabetical, West Virginia State University
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Academic One File

(Gale) Multidisciplinary database containing full-text articles and citations to academic journals and popular publications. Includes New York Times from 1985.
offcampus access

Academic Search Premier

(Ebsco) Multidisciplinary database provides full-text for more than 5,600 journals, including full-text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.
offcampus access

Alt Health Watch

(Ebsco) Full-text articles with focus on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Indexing and abstracts as far back as 1984, full-text back to 1990.
offcampus access

BioMed Central

Open access research journals published by BioMed Central. Some are not available full text.
free public database

Business Source Elite

(Ebsco) Full-text for over 1,000 business publications dating back to 1985. Includes over 10,000 company profiles.
offcampus access


Site by the National Cancer Institute, proving information on numerous types of cancer. Open access.
free public database

Chemicals in the Environment

EPA has developed information summaries on selected chemicals to describe how you might be exposed to these chemicals, how exposure to them might affect you and the environment, what happens to them in the environment, who regulates them, and whom to contact for additional information. Open access.
free public database


(Ebsco) World's most comprehensive source of full-text for nursing and allied health journals, providing full text for more than 1,300 journals. Authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for more than 3,000 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health.
offcampus access

Consumer Health Complete

(Ebsco) Resource for consumer-oriented health content, it is designed to support the needs of patients, and to provide an overall understanding of health-related topics.
offcampus access

Credo InFoLit-Health Science

An instructional resource and platform that will assist WVSU Nursing and other students in healthcare-related fields acquire the foundational skills that are necessary for their academic and career success. (slower to load)
offcampus access

Directory of Open Access Journals

Multidisciplinary collection of open access academic journals. Can search for journal titles or keyword search for articles.
free public access

Health Source - Consumer Edition

(Ebsco) Provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.
offcampus access

Health Source - Nursing/Academic Edition

(Ebsco) Full-text and abstracts for journals focusing on a variety of medical disciplines. Also includes Clinical Pharmacology, which provides access to clinically relevant drug monographs for US prescription drugs and supplements.
offcampus access

Learning Express PrepSTEP for Colleges and Universities

(Ebsco) Practice tests for Math, Science, Core English Skills, occupations (military, nursing, real estate, etc), college entrance, Grad School Admissions Prep. Lessons for basic computer skills, etc.. On the main page, under Career Preparation is a selection for "Prepare for Nursing Exams". You will need to create a free username and password.
off campus access


(Ebsco) Provides citations to current biomedical journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and others.
offcampus access


(ProQuest) From the American Psychological Association, a source of full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly and scientific articles in psychology.
offcampus access


Citations for biomedical literature MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. May include links to full-text from PubMed Central and publisher web sites. Open access.
free public access

PubMed Central

Full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institute of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Open access.
free public access

SpringerOpen (formerly Chemistry Central)

Online open access to science, technology, medicine, humanities and social science journals and books.
free public database