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Jereld R. Nicholson Library
Hours (swipe access only)
Aug. 24 – Nov. 20
M-Th: 7:30 am – midnight
F: 7:30 am – 6 pm
Sa: 10 am – 4 pm
Su: Noon – midnight

Portland Campus Library
Through Nov. 20, 2020
M-F: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

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Jereld R. Nicholson Library
Hours (swipe access only)
Aug. 24 – Nov. 20
M-Th: 7:30 am – midnight
F: 7:30 am – 6 pm
Sa: 10 am – 4 pm
Su: Noon – midnight

Portland Campus Library
Through Nov. 20, 2020
M-F: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

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Health, Medicine and Sport

Nursing and Medicine    Reference    Sport    Websites   


  • AVON (Academic Video Online) ProQuest
    Comprehensive streaming video resource (more than 66,000 videos) across a wide range of curricular areas. Includes documentary and educational films, international films, productions of plays, and more.

  • Diversity Studies (Gale OneFile) Gale
    Explores cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community with a focus on social science, history, and liberal arts coursework.

  • Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection Infobase
    More than 26,000 videos in 26 core academic collection areas.

  • Gender Studies (Gale OneFile) Gale
    Provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. Includes topics related to gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

  • Health Information NIH
    Consumer health news from the National Institutes of Health.

  • ProQuest Central ProQuest
    Search one or more databases from ProQuest across all major subject areas, including business, health and medical, social sciences, education, science and technology, and humanities.

  • RefWorks ProQuest
    Reference management service with full-text management and collaboration features.

  • Science (Gale OneFile) Gale
    Provides information on the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, and nanotechnology. Key subjects include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology. Updated daily.

  • Swank
    Access to up to 50 individually selected streaming video titles, discoverable through the Swank portal. Predominantly feature films, although some documentaries are included. Requires use of Chrome or Firefox to view content.

  • Health and Medicine (Gale OneFile) Gale
    Includes information created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals.
  • Public Health Database ProQuest
    Journal articles, magazines, news, reports, and dissertations in health and medicine.

Nursing and Medicine

  • Cinahl Complete Ebsco
    CINAHL Complete is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers, providing indexing for 1,835 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health. The database contains more than 1,000,000 records dating back to 1982 and provides full text (including PDFs) for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. 1982 - present.
  • Cochrane Databases Wiley
    A collection of six databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making, and a seventh database that provides information about Cochrane groups.
  • Health & Medical Collection ProQuest
    Journal articles about clinical and biomedical topics, consumer health, and health administration.
  • Health and Wellness Gale
    Offers access to thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.
  • Nursing Education in Video Alexander Street
    A unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with U.S. federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.
  • Nursing Reference Center Ebsco
    A point-of-care resource intended for staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty, and hospital librarians. It delivers the best available and most recent clinical evidence and knowledge on conditions and diseases via a nursing-specific graphical interface.
  • PubMed NCBI
    Searches the National Library of Medicine's premier bibliographic database covering medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and the pre-clinical sciences. Also includes other journal articles in the life sciences. 1966-present.



  • SportDiscus Ebsco
    Citations to articles and books in these areas of sport: recreation, exercise physiology, sports medicine, coaching, physical fitness, the psychology, history and sociology of sport, training, and conditioning. 1949 to current.
  • Sports Medicine & Education Index Proquest
    Includes citations to articles in the field from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, and sport sociology/psychology. 1970 - present.


  • CAM on PubMed
    Citations to journal articles related to complementary and alternative medicine from the National Library of Medicine and the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
  • Medline Plus
    Highly recommended site for consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Related Resources

  • Choice Reviews Online ALA
    Premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education.

  • Dissertations and Theses ProQuest
    Provides full text of open access dissertations and theses. The authors of these dissertations and theses have chosen open access publication of their works, thus providing free access to anyone.

  • General OneFile Gale
    News and periodical articles across many disciplines and topics.

  • Google Scholar
    Search scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources. Set-up required to link to Linfield-provided content in your browser.

  • Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory Bowker
    Authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on periodicals of all types worldwide. Includes descriptions and reviews - not a place to find articles. Updated regularly.

  • Web of Science: Social Sciences Citation Index and Science Citation Index Expanded Clarivate
    Multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the social sciences and sciences, 1990 - present.

  • WorldCat FirstSearch
    Search libraries worldwide.