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Health and Life Sciences

The following databases are searched simultaneously when the category "Health and Life Sciences" is selected from the Articles search on the UCLA Library homepage.

  • Biosis Previews
    Description: Contains citations and abstracts for journal articles, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in all areas of biology, related fields such as biomedicine and ecology, and interdisciplinary areas such as biochemistry and biotechnology
  • CINAHL Plus with Full Text
    Description: Indexes English-language nursing journals and publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses' Association covering the fields of nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and seventeen allied health disciplines; also provides access to health-care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters
  • PsycINFO
    Description: Provides abstracts and citations to journal articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings, and dissertations relevant to students, researchers, and professionals working in the psychological, social, behavioral, and health sciences
  • PubMed
    Description: Access to citations from MEDLINE, PreMEDLINE, other journals in the field of medicine and life sciences, and links to NCBI's integrated molecular biology databases including nucleotide sequences, protein sequences, 3-D protein structure data, population study data sets, and assemblies of complete genomes in an integrated system
  • Web of Science
    Description: Multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities; indexes major journals across disciplines with all cited references captured; offers access to the ISI citation databases Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index