Health and community services
Abstracts in social gerontology (EBSCOhost) Database of articles covering the psychological and social aspects of aging, physical and mental health, hospital and home care, economics and government policy. Includes linked full text.
Academic OneFile (Gale) Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.
Academic search complete (EBSCOhost) Full text multidisciplinary database. Subject coverage includes: social sciences and humanities, philosophy, psychology, law, astronomy, engineering and technology, life, physical and environmental sciences, mathematics.
AHFS consumer medication information (EBSCOhost) Full text database of patient drug information published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Includes information on dosage, precautions, side effects, storage and disposal of medicines. Updated monthly.
BioMed Central Full text peer-reviewed journals covering biology, medicine and health.
BMC, research in progress Full text peer-reviewed journals covering life and physical sciences, engineering, psychology, medicine and public health.
Cambridge Core Full text journals and ebooks published by Cambridge University Press covering a wide range of subject areas.
Ebook Central (ProQuest)Includes ebooks on most subjects, including science, education, health, business and management, politics, psychology, history, computing and engineering
ebook Collection (EBSCOhost)eBooks on a wide range of subjects from a wide range of publishers.
EBSCOhostSubject coverage includes business and industry, management and marketing, social sciences and humanities, communication and mass media, news and current affairs, education, science and health, nursing, engineering, computing and technology, design, film and television.
Emerald InsightOver 100 full text business journals. Subject coverage: accounting and finance, economics, human resources, organisational behaviour, management and operations, marketing, strategy and entrepreneurship.
Family studies abstracts (EBSCOhost)Database of articles on health policy, administration and services, economic issues, mental health and illness, pregnancy and birth, mortality, morbidity, health education and promotion, abortion, euthanasia and reproductive technologies in the Australian context. Produced by the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Includes linked full text.
Gale databases (Gale Power Search)Major database platform of nearly 30 databases. Subject coverage includes: business, arts and humanities, literary criticism, nursing and health, law, communications and mass media, education and science. Includes full text.
General OneFile (Gale)Access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Best for general research.
Google Scholar (Open Access)Google Scholar searches peer-reviewed articles and papers across all areas of research. If you are off campus, you can access Swinburne Library collections through Google Scholar: Go to Settings > Library Links > search for
Health and Society in VideoDefines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society via documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.
Health business elite (EBSCOhost)Full text database covering all aspects of health care administration including hospital management and marketing, human resources, computer technology, facilities management and insurance.
Health collection (Informit)Full text database. Subject coverage: nursing and allied health in the Australasian region, including aging and aged care, child health, indigenous health issues, mental health and rehabilitation.
Health & medical collection (Proquest)Full text database covering all aspects of health and medicine.
Health source – consumer edition (EBSCOhost)Subject coverage includes: general health and medicine, food science and nutrition, childcare, adult health, behavioural health, cardiology, drug information, paediatric health, senior health, women’s health, and sports medicine.
Health source: nursing/academic edition (EBSCOhost)Subject coverage includes: all nursing specialties, clinical medicine, critical care, palliative care, mental health, nursing management and medical law.
Henry Stewart TalksVideo lectures and case studies by leading industry, professional and academic experts.
JoVE: Journal of visualized experimentsJoVE publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols. Subject coverage: biology, chemistry, neuroscience, medicine, immunology and infection, engineering and bioengineering and behaviour. The website also includes four of the JoVE science education video collections: general laboratory techniques, basic methods in cellular and molecular biology, essentials of neuroscience and essentials of analytical chemistry.
- JoVE science education : essentials of neuroscienceStreaming video collection introducing the field of neuroscience and covering the five major branches of study: neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, cell and molecular neuroscience, behavioural neuroscience and developmental neuroscience.
- JoVE science education : essentials of nursing skillsStreaming video collection demonstrating medication preparation and administration, safety checks, dosage calculations & common mistakes associated with improper medication administration.
- JoVE science education : essentials of sensation and perceptionStreaming video collection featuring a variety of procedures to study how the brain processes the complex sensory world and solves problems confronting conscious awareness and visual, tactile and auditory perception.
- Mental measurements yearbook with tests in print (EBSCOhost)Includes full text information about and reviews of all English-language standardised tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Produced by the Buros Center for Testing, University of Nebraska.
NatureFull text access to Nature Online, Scientific American and journals from Nature Publishing.
ProQuest centralA major database platform of over 35 databases. Subject coverage includes: humanities, social sciences, education, health and medicine, science and technology, business and management.
PubMED (Open Access)Major index of articles from the Medline database. Subject coverage: medicine, nursing and allied health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, public health and bioengineering.
PubMedCentral (Open Access)Major index of articles from the Medline database. Subject coverage: medicine, nursing and allied health, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the preclinical sciences, health administration, public health and bioengineering.
- Sage journalsStrong coverage of social sciences, humanities and health sciences. Also covers life and biomedical sciences, materials science and engineering.
Sage knowledgeSubject coverage includes: social sciences and education, aged care and gerontology, anthropology, communication and media studies, criminology and criminal justice, economics, education, gender and sexuality studies, history, po litics, psychology, social issues, social work and social policy, sociology, geography, earth and environmental sciences.
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)Subject coverage: life and health sciences, nursing, physical sciences and engineering, computer science, social sciences and humanities, psychology, business and management.Note: Accessible titles need to have a symbol of green key/ green notes.
ScopusLeading database of peer-reviewed literature in life sciences, physical sciences, health sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Springer linkSubject coverage: life sciences, chemistry, physics and astronomy, engineering, environmental and geosciences, computing, mathematics, medicine and economics.
Swinburne Commons (Open Access)Swinburne Commons is a database of digital media produced at Swinburne, primarily video and audio. It includes teaching and research material created by the Swinburne community, graduation videos, archival material and TV recordings. Open access resources are also available via iTunes U and YouTube.
Swinburne Research Bank (Open Access)Swinburne Research Bank is an open access database of publications authored by Swinburne researchers. Includes journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, reports, working papers, higher-degree theses and more.
- Taylor & Francis ebooksIncludes all titles formerly included in CRCnetBASE. Subject coverage: engineering and technology, mathematics and statistics, chemistry, food science, computer science and information technology, physical, life, earth, environmental and health sciences, nursing and behavioural sciences.
Taylor & Francis OnlineFull text journals published by Taylor & Francis, Routledge, Psychology Press and Informa Healthcare.
Wiley online libraryProvides full text access to journals, reference works, books, and databases published by Wiley in all the science disciplines.