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Health Source Package & Nursing Reference Center

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License Begins: 
January 1, 2018
License Ends: 
December 31, 2018

The Health Source Package and Nursing Reference Center license consists of two bundles: The Health Source Package and the Health Source Package with Nursing Reference Center or Nursing Reference Center Plus.

Health Source Package

The Health Source Package includes the following EBSCO health databases:

  • Health Source: Consumer Edition
  • Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
  • Alt HealthWatch
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information

Vendor descriptions of the Health Source Package databases:

Health Source: Consumer Edition Health Source: Consumer Edition is rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides researchers, allied health professionals, nurses and medical educators with access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals, many of which are peer-reviewed.

Alt HealthWatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

AHFS Consumer Medication Information, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists includes drug information monographs written in lay language for consumers and “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers.

Nursing Reference Center

An upgrade option to the Health Source Package is available. Subscribers to the Health Source Package can upgrade to Nursing Reference Center or Nursing Reference Center Plus. Vendor descriptions of the nursing reference databases:

Nursing Reference Center provides staff nurses and nurse educators with a resource that supports education goals, encourages nursing students to access the original research and provides options for patient care while preserving and supporting the essential learning opportunities that educators want to provide.

Nursing Reference Center Plus is the premier source for evidence-based information designed specifically for nurses. Unmatched in scope, nurses use Nursing Reference Center Plus to get answers to questions quickly, access care plans, watch video demonstrations, strengthen nursing skills, earn continuing education credits and much more.

Last updated: December 7, 2017

Subscription Options: 

Unlimited. Authentication by IP address, referring page, or patterned ID.

GODOT Enabled: 
Title Lists: 
Content Types: 
Full text articles, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts
Usage Stats: 

COUNTER compliant statistics are available via your institution's EBSCO administrative account. ID and password are necessary.