Science and Health eResearch


Science Databases

Science in Context

Science in Context - Gale

". . . topic overviews,experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations. . . . the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links top quality web sites."+

Science Online

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments."

Science Reference Center - EBSCO

Science Reference Center - EBSCO #

. . . topics include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife."+

Green File


". . . information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. . . includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more."+

Health Databases

Health Online

Health Reference Center

Health Source - Consumer Edition

Health Source - Consumer Edition

". . . providing information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health."+

NLM - The National Library of Medicine

NLM - The National Library of Medicine

NLM features Medline Plus, focusing on health and drug information for patients, family, and friends. 

Power Searches &

Gale Power Search 

Power Search - Gale

Search through all of the Gale Cengage databases and eBooks. 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Virtual Reference Library - Gale

This virtual collection contains hundreds of reference titles on all subjects.

Salem Press Psychology Mental Health 

Salem Press: Psychology & Mental Health

This is an online version of the Health Reference series.

Salem Press Science eBook Collection 

Salem Press Science eBook Collection

Periodical Databases



Look for specialized health collections labeled
Health Source - Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Custom Newspapers

Custom Newspapers #

This collection includes New Jersey newspapers, the New York Times (full-text from January 1, 2000 to the present), plus more national and international newspapers. 

Mag portal



MagPortal provides full-text articles from 150 magazines and journals.

Google Scholar


Google Scholar

"Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature." + Many of the links are not available for free access.

Current Issues Databases

Issues: Understanding Controversies

Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

". . . how society shapes and is shaped by controversy—with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources."+

Issues & Controversies 

Issues & Controversies

"Issues & Controversies covers more than 70 controversial topics . . . each year, including the annual National High School Debate Topic. . . . Special online additions include frequent updating, interviews wi

Opposing Viewpoints 

Opposing Viewpoints

A collection of "pro" and "con" documents are vital for researching any controversial topic. Articles are arranged by type, such as viewpoint essays and newspaper articles.

Points of View 

Points of View - EBSCO #

. . . full-text articles on "hundreds of topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument)."+ 

Current News Service

NBC Archives on Demand

NBC Archives on Demand



+ = Annotations provided by publishers

# = Databases provided by the New Jersey State Library